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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Even in yesterday’s gloom, the games went on uninterrupted and only a few of the spectators--the men in shorts and the girls in bikinis--retreated to their cars. San Diego Union-Tribune, "From the Archives: Over-the-Line a singular sport," 7 July 2019 Normal emergency operations will continue uninterrupted and residents are urged to continue to call 911 for emergencies. baltimoresun.com, "Aberdeen: TAPS fundraisers for military families on tap," 5 July 2019 Spectrum News 13 will carry the event live and uninterrupted. Hal Boedeker, orlandosentinel.com, "Pulse: Where to see Remembrance Ceremony," 10 June 2019 Here, the uninterrupted and uneventful daily meetings of all the legislators could not take place because of unforeseen happenings. Quanta Magazine, "The Bulldogs That Bulldogs Fight," 17 Apr. 2019 Median home prices in the Bay Area have increased almost uninterrupted, year-over-year, since April 2012 and made the region one of the nation’s most expensive places to live. Louis Hansen, The Mercury News, "Californians sharply divided over how to tackle housing shortage," 18 June 2019 Apple TV will let viewers pause on one device and continue watching, uninterrupted, on any other connected Apple device. Daisy Hernandez, Popular Mechanics, "Everything You Need To Know From Apple's WWDC Keynote," 3 June 2019 The Budget Model research project at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School notes: The United States has enjoyed more than a century of nearly uninterrupted declines in mortality and rising longevity. James Freeman, WSJ, "Andrew Cuomo and American Exceptionalism," 16 Aug. 2018 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

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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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