Definition of 'disruptive'
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New technology is disruptive, but it succeeds only by meeting the needs and desires of humanity. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He focuses on companies that are benefiting from structural change, possess a disruptive technology or a desirable innovation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We talk a lot today about disruptive new technology arriving in our lives, but few technologies were as disruptive as the train. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Monarch said:'We take a zero tolerance approach to disruptive behaviour on all our flights. The Sun (2016)Their action begins a disruptive process that adds organisational turbulence to existing uncertainty. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The only way that would change is if he becomes a disruptive influence. The Sun (2011)And the wind has long been blamed for disruptive behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Teachers trained in the correct procedures are on hand to remove disruptive pupils. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The success of the headhunters has in some ways been disruptive for the industry. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But these opportunities are few and far between unless you are spawning a truly disruptive innovation. LIVING ON THE FAULT LINE, REVISED EDITION (2002)The next big disruptive technology will transform commuting and save billions of working hours a year. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yet these disruptive changes could be eased into place without dramas. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Senior staff will always be on hand to deal with disruptive pupils. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Being disruptive is his way of showing his fear. The Sun (2011)And that ignorance is being exploited by the reactionary opponents of this disruptive and lifesaving innovation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It will be riding a crest of disruptive technological change. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Head teachers are to have more power to exclude disruptive pupils. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The doctrine of the just price was intended as a curb on such acquisitive and socially disruptive behavior. Property and Prophets: The Evolution of Economic Institutions and Ideologies (1995)It led to disruptive behaviour and he lived with six different foster families after being taken into care. The Sun (2010)But a bird that has a proven disruptive influence on wild grouse exists uneasily with raising large bags of grouse for sport. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Technology is disruptive, so we have to look to the future. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Those problems include disruptive behaviour and attendance that at one point was down to 50%. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He admits he was as disruptive an influence in class as he can be on live TV. The Sun (2013)
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Translations for 'disruptive'
British English: disruptive ADJECTIVE
To be disruptive means to prevent something from continuing or operating in a normal way.
...a government initiative to combat disruptive behaviour in the classroom .
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