Definition of disruption noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//dɪsˈrʌpʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈrʌpʃn//
[uncountable, countable] disruption (to somebody/something)
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a situation in which it is difficult for something to continue in the normal way; the act of stopping something from continuing in the normal way We aim to help you move house with minimum disruption to yourself. disruptions to rail services The strike caused serious disruptions.