Definition of disruption in English:



  • Disturbance or problems which interrupt an event, activity, or process.

    ‘the schedule was planned to minimize disruption’
    ‘there had been no delays or disruptions to flights’
    • ‘He is persuaded to make known the interruptions and disruptions he is heir to.’
    • ‘We will not allow silly disruptions to disturb our events or disgrace our veterans.’
    • ‘This disorder can cause major disruptions in family, social and occupational life.’
    • ‘Airport management said today there had been no delays or disruptions to flights.’
    • ‘When changes or disruptions occur, you are likely to consider first how to ensure that such disruptions do not upset your plans.’
    disturbance, disordering, disarrangement, disarranging, interference, upset, upsetting, unsettling, confusion, confusing
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