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 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 As with all lockscreen bypasses, an exploit requires the attacker to have physical and uninterrupted access to a vulnerable phone. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, "iOS 13 ships with known lockscreen bypass flaw that exposes contacts," 20 Sep. 2019 His guitar picking often runs uninterrupted underneath commentary -- a really nice dance partner for the talking heads, Elliott included. Andrew Dansby, Houston Chronicle, "Folk legend Jack Elliott rambles onto the big screen and into town," 3 Sep. 2019 Gaines’s death, in 1992, altered his creation about the same way that Steve Jobs’s did his: the venture continued uninterrupted and essentially unchanged, but the essence was gone. Jordan Orlando, The New Yorker, "A World Without Mad Magazine," 25 July 2019 One of my favorite solo dates has been picking a book that has been collecting dust on my nightstand, finding a rooftop deck, and reading uninterrupted—usually with a glass of bubbles. Redbook, "I'm Struggling with Turning 40. Here's What I'm Doing to Combat That," 22 Aug. 2019 The idea that the only path to CEO is many years of five-day weeks, uninterrupted by other commitments or career breaks, seems to be changing now (Quartz membership exclusive). Cassie Werber, Quartz at Work, "New research shows the career path to CEO is different for women," 12 Sep. 2019 Since then, the country has made a slow but steady recovery that is now the longest period of uninterrupted economic growth on record. Los Angeles Times, "More Americans are prepared for a recession, thanks to painful lessons of the last one," 12 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of uninterrupted

1602, in the meaning defined above

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13 Nov 2019

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The first known use of uninterrupted was in 1602

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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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