disrupted disrupted  /dɪs ˈrəp tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) marked by breaks or gaps

Usage(s):

  1. The publication of Venus and Adonis, Shakespeare's decidedly erotic poem and his biggest claim to fame among his contemporaries, disrupted her quiet life.
  2. Gates was always more accustomed to being a disruptor than being disrupted.

News

  1. US intelligence officials: 'Dozens' of terror plots disrupted by NSA surveillance

    U.S. intelligence officials said Saturday that National Security Agency surveillance programs have disrupted "dozens" of terrorist plots in the U.S. and more than 20 countries around the world.The statement about the thwarted plots was cleared for release by U.S. officials late Saturday afternoon after requests by Senate Intelligence Committee chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein that intelligence agency ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  2. US officials: NSA disrupted 'dozens' of terror plots

    U.S. intelligence officials said that National Security Agency surveillance programs have disrupted "dozens" of terrorist plots in the U.S. and more than 20 countries around the world.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  3. Bulger probe disrupted by U.S. authorities, retired Mass. police official testifies

    A retired police official testified that U.S. authorities disrupted efforts to bust Boston mob boss Whitey Bulger.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Washington Post

Quotes

  1. The official added: "He [President Obama] said BP must meet its obligations to those whose lives have been disrupted and we will insist everything be done to cap the well, capture the oil, and pay for the clean up, the environmental damage done and...
    on Jun 12, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: BBC News

  2. In a Canadian newspaper article today, he says: "Too often these international meetings fail to live up to the hype and to the promises made. I'm sure other leaders would admit that. A lot of money is spent laying them on. Host cities are disrupted...
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: David Cameron Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. "These groups are small. The Real and Continuity IRA are disrupted, infiltrated and disorganised," Chief Constable Hugh Orde wrote in the News of the World on Sunday. "We are working flat out with the security services and other specialists...
    on Mar 15, 2009 By: Hugh Orde Source: Reuters UK

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