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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to cause to stop)
a. interrumpir (meeting)
Protesters came in and disrupted the court proceedings.Entraron manifestantes que interrumpieron el juicio.
b. trastocar (plans)
We were going to have a picnic but the rain disrupted our plans.Pensábamos hacer un picnic pero la lluvia nos trastocó los planes.
c. alterar (plans, life)
The recovery period from my surgery disrupted my life.El periodo de recuperación de la cirugía me alteró la vida.
d. afectar (traffic, communication)
The accident disrupted traffic for over an hour.El accidente afectó el tráfico durante más de una hora.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (traffic)
a. entorpecer, trastornar
2. (plan)
a. trastornar, trastocar
3. (meeting)
a. interrumpir, alterar el desarrollo de
4. (life, routine)
a. alterar
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disrupt [dɪsˈrʌpt]
transitive verb
[+meeting, communications etc] interrumpir; [+plans] alterar; trastocar;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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