Meaning of disrupt

dis•rupt

Pronunciation: (dis-rupt'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to cause disorder or turmoil in: The news disrupted their conference.
  2. to destroy, usually temporarily, the normal continuance or unity of; interrupt: Telephone service was disrupted for hours.
  3. to break apart: to disrupt a connection.
—adj.
  1. broken apart; disrupted.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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