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To intrude or interfere on a conversation or activity
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“Please don't interrupt while I'm speaking about you in the third person.”
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To break the continuity of (a line or surface)
“The architects even specified that plastered surfaces were to have no joint markings that would visually interrupt their continuity.”
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To temporarily suspend a process or action with an interruption or interference
“For example, your contact could interrupt the meeting for a minute so that they can arrange to have someone else greet you or ask you back another time.”
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To permanently end a process or action with an interruption or interference
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“The required accounting work at the close of the period does not interrupt the flow of goods and expenses.”
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To obstruct or impede the flow or progress of
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“The Smithsonian Institution does not desire in any way to interrupt the progress of your investigations.”
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To destroy or disrupt by means of sabotage
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To insult, tease, make fun of or badger
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Encroach or intrude on
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To stop operating
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To harass, annoy, or cause trouble to (someone)
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To briefly stop or interrupt an action
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To provide assuagement or palliation to
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To become involved in a matter
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To cut or divide into parts
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Forcibly put an end to
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To physical enter or arrive at a place without invitation
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To put into a new position
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To have an effect or influence on, especially a negative one
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Stop oneself from doing something
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To capture or attack suddenly and unexpectedly
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