disruptive

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪsˈɹʌptɪv/, /dɪzˈɹʌptɪv/, /dɪzˈɹʊptɪv/

Adjective[edit]

disruptive (comparative more disruptive, superlative most disruptive)

  1. Causing disruption or unrest.
    Children who exhibit disruptive behaviour may be expelled from school.
  2. (business) Causing major change, as in a market.
    • 2005, Karl D. Schubert, CIO Survival Guide (page 222)
      [] companies tend to lose their leadership positions to companies that enter the market with a disruptive technology or market change.

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