Definition of 'disrupt'
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Sources said he had disrupted meetings and was forcibly removed from chambers days earlier. The Sun (2008)Sleep deprivation can disrupt the production of hormones that are involved in controlling hunger. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Plus lack of sleep disrupts production of stress hormones. The Sun (2007)To disrupt the way it is run would be a tragedy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Nobody wants to see our national game disrupted in any way. The Sun (2008)Police said that the protesters have used weapons ranging from teargas to canisters of engine oil to disrupt the production. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The problem is the way these are disrupting habits you think of as sacrosanct and upsetting relations with loved ones. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You don't let it disrupt the meeting. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The big freeze in January inevitably disrupted some production. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Production was disrupted, but there was no lasting effect on the supply of machines. FIGHTER BOYS: Saving Britain 1940 (2003)In addition, strikes involving the loss of working days can seriously disrupt production and lower output. Collins Dictionary of Economics (1993)For the workforce, this means that they are disrupting production but not losing any wages in so doing. Business Studies Basic Facts (1990)He said that the prospect of insurgents disrupting production from Iraq highlighted the lack of spare oil supplies from elsewhere in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A four-year strike disrupted production and profit flow. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Officials are examining ways of disrupting tourism, one of the few areas of the Spanish economy that has remained strong throughout its financial crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The problems that disrupted production into July were more to do with local officials on the ground, and they seem to have been dealt with. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'disrupt'
British English: disrupt /dɪsˈrʌpt/ VERB
If someone or something disrupts an event or process, they cause problems that prevent it from continuing normally.
Anti-war protesters disrupted the debate.
- American English: disrupt
- Arabic: يُعَطِّلُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: interromper
- Chinese: 扰乱
- Croatian: omesti
- Czech: narušit
- Danish: afbryde
- Dutch: verstoren
- European Spanish: perturbar desbaratar
- Finnish: keskeyttää
- French: déranger
- German: stören
- Greek: διακόπτω
- Italian: interrompere
- Japanese: 混乱させる
- Korean: 중단시키다
- Norwegian: avbryte
- Polish: rozerwać
- European Portuguese: interromper
- Romanian: a întrerupe
- Russian: сорвать
- Spanish: perturbar
- Swedish: avbryta
- Thai: ทำให้ยุ่งเหยิง
- Turkish: bölmek konuşma/söz
- Ukrainian: підривати
- Vietnamese: làm gián đoạn
Definition of disrupt from the Collins English Dictionary
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