how to pronounce interrupt


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the above transcription of interrupt is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

interrupt is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of interrupt in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… okay i'm sorry to interrupt go on what …”

meaning of interrupt

Interrupt means to break the continuity of a conversation or activity.

interrupt frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word interrupt occurs in english on average 3.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics interrupt can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that interrupt can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with interrupt


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