HyperDic: disruption

English > 4 senses of the word disruption:
NOUNactdisruption, break, interruption, gapan act of delaying or interrupting the continuity
statedisruption, disturbance, commotion, flutter, hurly burly, to-do, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, kerfufflea disorderly outburst or tumult
eventdisruption, dislocationan event that results in a displacement or discontinuity
actdisruption, perturbationthe act of causing disorder
disruption > pronunciation
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English > disruption: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningAn act of delaying or interrupting the continuity.
Synonymsbreak, interruption, gap
Narrowerbreaking off, abruptionAn instance of sudden interruption
cut-in, insert(film) a still picture that is introduced and that interrupts the action of a film
cut-in, insert(broadcasting) a local announcement inserted into a network program
heckling, barrackingshouting to interrupt a speech with which you disagree
interjection, interposition, interpolation, interpellationThe action of interjecting or interposing an action or remark that interrupts
Broaderdelay, holdupThe act of delaying
Spanishinterrupción, paréntesis, pausa
Catalaninterrupció, interval, parèntesi, pausa
Verbsdisruptinterfere in someone else's activity
disruptmake a break / break in
English > disruption: 4 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA disorderly outburst or tumult.
Synonymsdisturbance, commotion, flutter, hurly burly, to-do, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, kerfuffle
Narrowerconvulsion, turmoil, upheavalA violent disturbance
earthquakeA disturbance that is extremely disruptive
incidentA public disturbance
stir, splashA prominent or sensational but short-lived news event
storm, tempestA violent commotion or disturbance
storm center, storm centreA center of trouble or disturbance
tumult, tumultuousness, uproar, garboilA state of commotion and noise and confusion
BroaderdisorderA disturbance of the peace or of public order
Spanishagitación, alboroto, barrila, bullicio, cacao, confusión, conmoción, disturbio, disturbios, encargos, kerfuffle, lío, movida, pendientes, perturbación, quehacer, revoloteo, ruido, ruptura, sarao, tomate, trapisonda, trastorno, tumulto
Catalanaldarull, commoció, desgavell, desori, disturbi, enrenou, kerfuffle, rebombori, sarau
English > disruption: 4 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningAn event that results in a displacement or discontinuity.
Broaderinterruption, breakSome abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
English > disruption: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of causing disorder.
Narrowerdislocation, breakdownThe act of disrupting an established order so it fails to continue
surprise, surprisalThe act of surprising someone
BroaderdisturbanceThe act of disturbing something or someone
Spanishperturbación, trastorno
Catalanpertorbació, trastorn
Verbsdisruptthrow into disorder

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