disruption noun

ADJ. considerable, enormous, great, major, massive, serious, severe | minimum how to organize the building work so as to cause minimum disruption | widespread | undue to allow the school to function without undue disruption | inevitable | economic, family, political, social the effects of family disruption during childhood | traffic

VERB + DISRUPTION cause, create, lead to | suffer The city centre suffered some disruption due to a bomb scare. | avoid, prevent | minimize


PREP. ~ to The bombing campaign caused massive disruption to industry.