Definition of interrupted in English:

interrupted

adjective

  • 1Botany
    (of a compound leaf or other plant organ) made discontinuous by smaller interposed leaflets or intervals of bare stem.

    • ‘Note the displacement of the blade/sheath boundary and the interrupted ligule line.’
    intermittent, sporadic, broken, fitful, interrupted, on and off, disrupted, erratic, disconnected
    View synonyms
  • 2Music
    (of a cadence) having a penultimate dominant chord that is followed not by the expected chord of the tonic but by another, usually that of the submediant.

Pronunciation:

interrupted

/ɪntəˈrʌptɪd/