disruption

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin disruptionem (from disrumpere)

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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.

Translations[edit]

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

disruption ? (plural disruptions)

  1. Rupture, fracture