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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uninterruptedly adverb
working uninterruptedly

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Singapore Airlines passengers can reserve their meals with Book the Cook and enjoy uninterrupted sleep on fully-flat beds. Marilyn Jones, Philly.com, "'Flying chefs' in business class," 6 July 2018 Despite political tensions, the work of creative enterprises continue uninterrupted and cultural life goes on. Michael Atwood Mason, Smithsonian, "Here’s How to Have a More Meaningful Experience at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival," 25 June 2018 Scenic helicopter tours continued uninterrupted, if even more popular than usual. Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY, "Kilauea not hurting local businesses," 6 May 2018 Despite this, live horse racing went on as scheduled over the weekend and is expected to continue uninterrupted, according to Turfway General Manager Chip Bach. Sheila Vilvens, Cincinnati.com, "Horse euthanized, barn placed in quarantine at Turfway Park," 5 Feb. 2018 Egypt has opened the Rafah border crossing with Gaza for the entire Muslim holy month of Ramadan, President Abdel-Fatah el-Sissi announced on Twitter, in what would be the longest uninterrupted period of time since 2013. The Christian Science Monitor, "In humanitarian gesture, Egypt keeps Rafah crossing open through Ramadan," 18 May 2018 Lately Piedmont has enjoyed an almost uninterrupted stretch of warm vintages—but other problems have arisen. Jay Mcinerney, Town & Country, "How a wine making dynasty challenged the old ways in order to save itself.," 11 Oct. 2016 So the birds can feast uninterrupted, only scientists and conservation workers are allowed on their preferred beaches, carefully catching and counting them, testing their overall health and tagging them for tracking as the migration continues. Washington Post, "Bird flu hot spot: Scientists track virus in huge migration," 28 June 2018 That number has crept up in 13 consecutive seasons — the longest uninterrupted upward trend in major league history — to 22.3 percent this year. Alex Speier, BostonGlobe.com, "What’s up with all the strikeouts in Major League Baseball?," 12 July 2018

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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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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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