definition 1: to throw into disorder or turmoil.
example: An explosion disrupted the peaceful demonstration.
definition 2: to interrupt or break off, usually temporarily.
example: Hecklers disrupted the governor’s speech.
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Collocations: Words often used in combination with the transitive verb disrupt
disrupt + NOUN: activity ~, balance ~ , ceremony ~, chain ~, class ~, commerce ~, communication ~, cycle ~, delivery ~, election ~ , equilibrium ~, flow ~, functioning ~ , harmony ~ , meeting ~ , narrative ~ , operation ~, order ~, pattern ~ , peace ~, proceeding ~, process ~ , production ~, rally ~, rhythm~, routine ~, schedule ~, sequence ~, shipment ~, sleep~, stability ~ , trade ~, traffic ~, transmission ~, travel ~ , wedding ~