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What is another word for interrupting?

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Present participle for to intrude or interfere on a conversation or activity
“Please don't interrupt while I'm speaking about you in the third person.”
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to temporarily suspend a process or action with an interruption or interference
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“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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to interfere in matters that are not one's concern
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Present participle for to insult, tease, make fun of or badger
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Present participle for to forcibly put an end to
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Present participle for encroach or intrude on
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Present participle for make rude and mocking remarks, typically in a loud voice
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Present participle for to stop operating
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Present participle for to briefly stop or interrupt an action
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Present participle for to provide assuagement or palliation to
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Present participle for to cut or divide into parts
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Present participle for to physical enter or arrive at a place without invitation
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Present participle for to put into a new position
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Present participle for to have an effect or influence on, especially a negative one
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Present participle for to capture or attack suddenly and unexpectedly
Adjective
Causing disruption or annoyance through being unwelcome or uninvited
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Adjective
Used or intended to avert or thwart danger or disaster
Noun
An act of unwanted interference
“If she sees you whispering across the room she'll make a face at you as though you're interrupting her learning process.”
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