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

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No homework would be assigned during the winter break to allow students uninterrupted holiday time with family. Daniel Langhorne, latimes.com, "Laguna school board to consider earlier school year start and Thanksgiving week vacation," 10 Apr. 2018 Now with access to brewing capacity at Boston Beer's facilities, our stream of low-cal IPA (as well as cans of 90 Minute IPA, also growing) will remain uninterrupted. Matt Allyn, Popular Mechanics, "Dogfish Head and Sam Adams Have Officially Joined Forces," 10 May 2019 Use the end of the month for some silent, uninterrupted reading time. Randon Rosenbohm, Allure, "What May’s Cancer Horoscope Predictions Mean for You," 30 Apr. 2019 The simple narrative that Japan has pursued over two decades of uninterrupted stimulus hides several changes in monetary policy. Mike Bird, WSJ, "The Myths and Legends of Japan’s 20 Years With Zero Interest Rates," 13 Feb. 2019 In effect, four days of uninterrupted sitting seemed to be undermining the volunteers’ metabolic and heart health, including among those who had no symptoms of metabolic problems at the start. Gretchen Reynolds, New York Times, "Exercise vs. Standing? You Probably Need to Do Both," 13 June 2018 By means of this instrument, which operates on an aluminum slide, Lindbergh, crouched in the cockpit of his plane, at a distance of one-half mile can obtain an uninterrupted view of objects in a space 350 feet long and 250 feet perpendicular. sandiegouniontribune.com, "April 29, 1927: Spirit of St. Louis takes flight," 29 Apr. 2018 Critics howled during the early days of the campaign, when cable news carried Trump’s rallies live and uninterrupted. Isaac Stanley-becker, The Seattle Times, "Critics demand networks fact-check Trump’s live immigration speech," 8 Jan. 2019 Then, press the cutting wheel down hard against the glass and in one, uninterrupted motion, pull the cutter along the straightedge and right off the edge of the glass. Joseph Truini, Popular Mechanics, "How to Cut Glass," 11 Feb. 2019

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First Known Use of uninterrupted

1602, in the meaning defined above

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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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