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noun [countable/uncountable]     interruption pronunciation in British English
/ˌɪntəˈrʌpʃən/
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singularinterruption
pluralinterruptions
  1. 1
    something that someone says or does that stops someone else when they are speaking or concentrating on something
  2. 3
    a time during which something interrupts a process or activity

    The programme started again after a two-year interruption.

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