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 The Wolverines are benefiting from holding onto the ball; the offense is running smoothly and uninterrupted, and the defense isn't being placed in as many tough situations as before. Orion Sang, Detroit Free Press, "For Michigan football to dominate Michigan State, here are three keys to victory," 15 Nov. 2019 The benefits of this extend beyond the smug satisfaction of having 100 miles behind you at sunrise and include at least a couple of hours of light traffic and the nostalgic bliss of listening, uninterrupted, to the tunes of your choice. John Briley, Washington Post, "My hard-earned lessons about road trips with kids," 17 Oct. 2019 Defense Secretary Mark Esper was among the senior officials who made the case to Trump for letting the military justice system proceed uninterrupted. Dan Lamothe, Washington Post, "Trump: Navy will not strip sailor acquitted of murder of SEAL status," 22 Nov. 2019 My husband came home from his own crazy work day and told me about it — uninterrupted. Tanika Davis, baltimoresun.com, "Have a seat, Guilt: Why this working mom is OK with running late," 15 May 2019 The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday that David’s Bridal was expected to seek bankruptcy protection in the coming days, and business would remain uninterrupted. Lillian Rizzo, WSJ, "David’s Bridal Reaches Restructuring Deal With Lenders," 15 Nov. 2018 The mayor spoke uninterrupted for 90 minutes, and the club followed up with several pertinent questions for approximately 30 minutes. Shirley Macfarland, cleveland.com, "Local farm is tapping trees to make sweet maple syrup: Talk of the Towns," 23 Feb. 2018 But ballot-counting activity will continue uninterrupted during the closure, said John Arntz, director of the city’s elections department. Dominic Fracassa, SFChronicle.com, "Water main break forces closure of City Hall," 8 Nov. 2019 This continued the company’s nearly uninterrupted trend of quarterly sales gains of 20% or more — a notable accomplishment for a company with more than $125 billion in yearly revenue. Washington Post, "Alphabet Is a Money-Making Mystery But It Works," 28 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of uninterrupted

1602, in the meaning defined above

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11 Dec 2019

Cite this Entry

“Uninterrupted.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uninterrupted. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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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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