interrupt

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˌɪntəˈɹʌpt/ (verb)
  • (file)
    (verb)
  • IPA: /ˈɪntəˌɹʌpt/ (noun)
  • Hyphenation: in‧ter‧rupt

Verb[change]

Plain form
interrupt

Third-person singular
interrupts

Past tense
interrupted

Past participle
interrupted

Present participle
interrupting

(transitive & intransitive)

  1. If you interrupt someone, you stop them doing or saying one thing, and often ask them to do another.
    Please, don't interrupt me when I'm thinking.

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