disruption

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin disruptionem (from disrumpere)

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪsˈɹʌpʃən/, /dɪzˈɹʌpʃən/, /dɪzˈɹʊpʃən/
  • (US) IPA(key): /dɪsˈɹʌpʃən/

NounEdit

disruption (plural disruptions)

  1. An interruption to the regular flow or sequence of something.
    • The network created a disruption in the show when they broke in with a newscast.
  2. A continuing act of disorder
    • There was great disruption in the classroom when the teacher left.

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Last modified on 11 February 2014, at 06:39