un·​in·​ter·​rupt·​ed | \ ˌən-ˌin-tə-ˈrəp-təd How to pronounce uninterrupted (audio) \

Definition of uninterrupted

: not interrupted, stopped, or blocked eight hours of uninterrupted sleep an uninterrupted area of wilderness an uninterrupted view a day of work uninterrupted by distractions

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Other Words from uninterrupted

uninterruptedly adverb
working uninterruptedly

Examples of uninterrupted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Slane Distillery has strived to ensure animals found naturally on the land there can live life uninterrupted by daily operations. Theresa Christine, Forbes, "40 Years After Its First Rock Concert, Slane Castle Balances Legacy With Sustainability," 17 Mar. 2021 Prosecutor Steve Schleicher argued for jury selection to continue uninterrupted. Paul Walsh, Star Tribune, "Chauvin attorney requests delay due to Floyd settlement," 15 Mar. 2021 Goodell said that the league remains aware that additional measures may need to be taken in order to complete the regular season and postseason uninterrupted. Mike Jones, USA TODAY, "Roger Goodell: NFL not planning on single playoff bubble environment," 3 Dec. 2020 Something deep, thoughtful and requiring a significant amount of uninterrupted time to think through. New York Times, "7 Questions 75 Artists 1 Very Bad Year," 10 Mar. 2021 Wallen’s continued success has continued more or less uninterrupted since video of him using a racist slur emerged at the beginning of February. Rs Charts, Rolling Stone, "Morgan Wallen Returns to Number One on Artists 500 Chart," 2 Mar. 2021 South Korea, for example, has operated some theater almost completely uninterrupted since the coronavirus manifested itself, and Australia has been inching back to widespread theater openings since the fall. Washington Post, "Other nations have reopened theaters — why not us? With ‘The Comeback Project,’ two stage directors scour the globe for answers.," 1 Mar. 2021 Alabama has no spring break on its school calendar this year because of schedule changes made due to the coronavirus pandemic, so football practice will run uninterrupted until the A-Day Gameon April 17. Cecil Hurt, USA TODAY, "Alabama football will begin preparing its title defense March 19," 25 Feb. 2021 The Texas Railroad Commission has an uninterrupted record of approving every request for flaring from Permian Basin. University Of Houston Energy Fellows, Forbes, "Texas’ Addiction To Flaring Could Inflict Unexpected Economic And Environmental Costs," 25 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of uninterrupted

1602, in the meaning defined above

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3 Apr 2021

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“Uninterrupted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uninterrupted. Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of uninterrupted

: not interrupted, stopped, or blocked


un·​in·​ter·​rupt·​ed | \ ˌən-ˌin-tə-ˈrəp-təd \

Kids Definition of uninterrupted

: not interrupted : continuous My sleep was uninterrupted.

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