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Rail passengers also had major disruption as floods closed lines. The Sun (2016)The reliance on overtime has to stop so industrial action cannot cause such disruption. The Sun (2017)It comes despite major disruptions on the route amid heightened security. The Sun (2016)The fog may be dense and widespread enough to cause disruption. Times, Sunday Times (2017)That collapse was another blow to national pride and caused widespread disruption in freight shipments worldwide. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The icy conditions and thick dense mist could bring delays and disruption around the country during rush hour. The Sun (2017)Many commuters also face strike disruption. The Sun (2017)The stunt caused major disruption to holidaymakers last August. The Sun (2017)Indonesia has more volcanoes than any other country, and they cause frequent disruption to transport. Times, Sunday Times (2016)While acknowledging the disruption that the strike would cause, the judge said that the ballot had been properly sanctioned. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The transfers were effected without major disruption. Coyle, Andrew & Stern, Vivien The Prisons We Deserve (1994)The strike paralysed government services and led to transport disruption across the country. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The bad weather caused disruption to the rail network during rush hour. Times, Sunday Times (2014)As a result he came to fear that disruptions of natural systems might bring catastrophic imbalances. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Union bosses said they were discussing how to time strikes for most disruption. The Sun (2008)It may also specify any compensation due to you for disruption caused. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The party has form for major disruption. The Sun (2016)Meet the next big sector of the entertainment industry facing major disruption from the internet. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It has also suffered a major disruption from the failure of new computer and stock management systems. The Sun (2016)Time your switch so it is nowhere near the bulk of your direct debits to minimise potential disruption. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Tens of thousands of vehicle spaces could remain empty in the hope that reducing capacity will minimise any summer disruption. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A dog will almost always cause disruption to your organized lives. Standen, Chris Superdog! Action plans that work for a happy and well-behaved pet (1990)The airline has spent about 60 million trying to minimise the disruption to passengers caused by striking cabin crew. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He said that the framework introduced by the Government should remain in place for the next few years to minimise further disruption. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The mayor's office said that the project would be carried out in two stages to minimise disruption to businesses and public transport. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is a bold and welcome move which will cause substantial disruption to criminals' ability to move and launder large quantities of cash. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Anyone hoping to take the train to visit family or friends over Easter is likely to face disruption to rail services because of engineering work. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Take heart, though: there are steps you can take to minimise the disruption. Times, Sunday Times (2006)How ironic that it has just announced a loss, partly because of disruption caused by a Chinese supplier. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Together these have the potential to cause a major disruption of the nervous system, tendons, muscles and joints. Mill, Wendy Chalmers Repetitive Strain Injury (1994)This has caused significant disruption to trading, which has further hurt the group's prospects for the full year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The airline had already put on extra services as passengers switched to air'due to continued disruption to rail services due to adverse weather conditions '. Times, Sunday Times (2009)

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Translations for 'disruption'

British English: disruption NOUN
When there is disruption of an event, system, or process, it is prevented from continuing or operating in a normal way.
The strike is expected to cause delays and disruption to flights.


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