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interrupt
American English: /ˌɪn(t)əˈrəpt/
British English: /ɪntəˈrʌpt/

Translation of interrupt in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (by speaking)
    (discussion/person)
    interrumpir
    I'm sorry to interrupt you
    perdone que lo interrumpa
    but … , he interrupted
    —pero … —interrumpió
    Example sentences
    • There is a lot to tell you so please do not interrupt me until I am done.
    • She interrupted him speaking softly in a determined voice.
    • During meetings, a speaker is never interrupted until it is clear they have finished speaking.
  • 2 (stop)
    (communication/flow)
    interrumpir
    Example sentences
    • My sincere apologies for interrupting whatever lesson or activity you were engaged in.
    • Activities were interrupted by World War II, with the army taking over much of the museum facilities from 1943 to 1946.
    • The north Irish Sea region was never so firmly absorbed, partly because the outbreak of the Anglo-Scottish wars in the 1290s interrupted the process.

intransitive verb

  • if you'll excuse my interrupting
    si me perdona la interrupción

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