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Definition of interruption noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [countable, uncountable]
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  1. 1something that temporarily stops an activity or a situation; a time when an activity is stopped an interruption in the power supply I managed to work for two hours without interruption.
  2. 2the act of interrupting someone or something and of stopping them from speaking He ignored her interruptions. She spoke for 20 minutes without interruption.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: interruption