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Synonyms for interrupt

Synonyms for interrupt

to stop suddenly, as a conversation, activity, or relationship

to interject remarks or questions into another's discourse

Synonyms for interrupt

a signal that temporarily stops the execution of a program so that another procedure can be carried out

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destroy the peace or tranquility of

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interfere in someone else's activity

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These brands and many others have discovered that in a world where the competition for customer attention is rising radically, our efforts to buy impressions through interruptive advertising will fail.
By virtue of the turn, the AVTA system is able to compute five vocal states (Feldstein & Welkowitz, 1987; Jaffe & Feldstein, 1970) that are subsumed by the turn: vocalizations (V), pauses (P), switching pauses (SP), and interruptive and noninterruptive simultaneous speech (ISS and NSS, respectively).
The behavior patterns reported by his teacher included: uncooperativeness [Criterion F], extreme sensitivity to the school bells [Criterion B (5)], interruptive behavior during classroom instruction, yelling [Criterion C (2)], social maladjustment (e.
The plate upon which the salad sits (oval-shaped, as it happens) presents curves which tighten in relation to each other as if pulled string-to-bow, becoming variances of interruptive "horizontals," "verticals," "diagonals" (as we name them-mimicking the language of painting and still photography) in the field of compositional logic for film.
A: I don't know if they got it directly from my work, but I was the first to use the interruptive flash frame as a psychological effect.
Rather an adequate contemporary naming of the Divine reality, in our contemporary period, may be found, above all, in the very otherness and difference of those forms invented by the marginalized voices through whom God manifests Godself with an interruptive, Othering power reminiscent of honesty to life as it happens in history and read through the central prophetic and apocalyptic biblical narratives and Greek tragedy alike.
President spokesman Zhu Bangzhao told reporters: "It is our view that some of these interruptive factors should have been avoided.
Many are saying that jingles and emotional ads are invasive, interruptive, and unwelcome.
said it would be too interruptive to screen for weapons in the average Manhattan office building, but added "You don't have to be Nostradamus to know the Empire State Building needed metal detectors.
school of broadcasting, prepackaged stories aired whole or in a variety of interruptive sight bites, the same commentary repeated over and over, and introductions which substituted sentiment in slow motion for sports in real life.
Likewise, I find it hard to believe that Schumann developed the interruptive sequence, "Im Legendenton," in his C-major Fantasy, op.
Julian Corbett, CEO and founder of Ksubaka, commented: "We started Ksubaka with the idea that advertising did not need to be interruptive and a nuisance.
com)-- “It's time to replace the world's annoying, interruptive marketing with personalized inbound marketing—marketing people love,” says Elizabeth Kelton, HubSpot Channel Account Manager.
Having a great, interruptive name, preferably with psychological overtones, is a super start; 3.
Second, even with the demise of modern "master" narratives, "narratives continue to be told" (61)--but today only "open" narratives (rather than the modern "closed," dominating narrative) are plausible: those that acknowledge irreducible otherness, recognize their limits, and witness to the interruptive truth of alterity through critical praxis.