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interruption noun

ADJ. brief, minor, short, temporary The game continued after a short interruption because of rain. | major | constant, endless, repeated I found it hard to work with all the noise and constant interruptions.

VERB + INTERRUPTION ignore He ignored her interruption and carried on talking.

PREP. without ~ Can I please have this conversation on the phone without interruptions? | ~ from He continued speaking despite regular interruptions from the Opposition. | ~ to The birth of her son was a minor interruption to her career.