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

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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The key is a sleek with a form-fitting dress and layerable elements, which ensure that the visual impact is uninterrupted. Roxanne Adamiyatt, Town & Country, "5 Chic Outfits that Take the Stress Out of Valentine's Day Dressing," 30 Jan. 2019 So schedule a regular walk or board game to give you uninterrupted time together. Andrea Atkins, Woman's Day, "6 Things Kids Really Need," 26 Mar. 2010 Spectrum has to keep operating, uninterrupted, for 60 days while the state finds a new internet provider to service customers. Ashley Carman, The Verge, "Spectrum internet is getting kicked out of New York," 27 July 2018 Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and the US Postal Service will also be uninterrupted. German Lopez, Vox, "Vox Sentences: A shutdown for Christmas," 22 Dec. 2018 Think one outside, one in the basement, one in the general living area to ensure no dead zones in the house and that your latest Netflix streaming show is uninterrupted. Rachel Rothman, Good Housekeeping, "Meet the New Way to Make Your WiFi Faster — And More Secure," 5 Nov. 2015 Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid are all slated to keep up their operations uninterrupted. Li Zhou, Vox, "What’s open — and closed — during a partial government shutdown," 21 Dec. 2018 The transport ministry is looking at leasing ferries to help bring in food and medicine, should London and Brussels fail to agree on customs regulations that would ensure exports and imports continue uninterrupted. Max Colchester, WSJ, "Companies Start to Sweat Prospect of No-Deal Brexit as Deadline Looms," 16 Nov. 2018 But a sheet that fits well provides a smooth surface, greater comfort and a better chance for uninterrupted sleep. Hannah Morrill, ELLE Decor, "The Best Luxury Sheets For the Perfect Night's Sleep," 15 Nov. 2018

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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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