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  Words related to interruption

Related / Similar Words: break, disruption, gap, pause, intermission, suspension

 

Definition:
  • an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; "it was presented without commercial breaks";
  • some abrupt occurrence that interrupts; "the telephone is an annoying interruption"; "there was a break in the action when a player was hurt";
  • a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something;

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    Hyponyms: cut-in, insert, interjection, interposition, interpolation, interpellation, breaking off, abruption, heckling, barracking, dislocation, disruption, punctuation, suspension, respite, reprieve, hiatus, abatement, eclipse, occultation, lapse, blackout, caesura, dead air, delay, hold, time lag, postponement, wait, halftime, rest, relief, rest period, time-out, letup, lull

     

    Derivational Morphology: interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off, break, freeze, suspend, break away, pause, intermit, hesitate

     

     
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