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 After the two minutes of uninterrupted time, the mics will be on for open discussion. Nicole Sganga, CBS News, "Commission on Presidential Debates says it will mute mics during parts of final debate," 20 Oct. 2020 The commission announced Monday that each nominee will have two minutes of uninterrupted time at the beginning of each topic. Abigail Rosenthal, Houston Chronicle, "Debate commission to mute Trump's, Biden's mics during initial responses for final debate," 20 Oct. 2020 So, at the start of each of the six segments, both candidates will be allowed to speak uninterrupted for two minutes. cleveland, "Trump, Biden microphones will be muted during parts of final debate," 20 Oct. 2020 The nonpartisan commission acknowledged how changes to the rules of the debates are tricky but stressed that both campaigns previously reaffirmed their support for two minutes of uninterrupted time. Zachary Halaschak, Washington Examiner, "Final Trump-Biden debate will feature muted mics," 19 Oct. 2020 Mild, dry and quiet weather should allow for a decent amount of uninterrupted outdoor time. Paul Douglas, Star Tribune, "One of the Best Weeks of 2020 for MN? Tropical Storm Delta Develops," 5 Oct. 2020 Many miss the adventure and personal connections of travel, not to mention the uninterrupted time to read, write and think. Chip Cutter, WSJ, "Grounded by Covid, Road Warriors Ponder Life Without Travel," 4 Oct. 2020 Trump’s strategy was apparent in Biden’s performance: the vice president offered some of his best answers of the night on issues like voting rights and the president’s tax returns when given stretches of uninterrupted time. Justin Sink, Bloomberg.com, "Trump’s Bare-Knuckle Night With Biden Risks Repelling Key Voters," 30 Sep. 2020 Muhammad will facilitate panelists’ conversation; panelists also will have a few minutes to speak uninterrupted before the discussion wraps up, Brophy said. Taylor Deville, baltimoresun.com, "Baltimore County Police chief Melissa Hyatt, activist DeRay Mckesson among panelists for Tuesday discussion on racial equity, policing," 25 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of uninterrupted

1602, in the meaning defined above

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23 Oct 2020

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“Uninterrupted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uninterrupted. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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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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