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Definition of Interrupt


  1. To break into, or between; to stop, or hinder by breaking in upon the course or progress of; to interfere with the current or motion of; to cause a temporary cessation of; as, to interrupt the remarks speaking.
  2. To divide; to separate; to break the monotony of; as, the evenness of the road was not interrupted by a single hill.
  3. Broken; interrupted.

Interrupt Quotations

Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done.
Amelia Earhart

I haven't spoken to my wife in years. I didn't want to interrupt her.
Rodney Dangerfield

Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Napoleon Bonaparte

People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
George Bernard Shaw

When your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt.
Henry J. Kaiser
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Interrupt Translations

interrupt in Dutch is onderbreken, interrumperen, schorsen
interrupt in French is interromps, interrompons, interrompent
interrupt in Latin is rumpo
interrupt in Norwegian is avbryte
interrupt in Spanish is interrumpir
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