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  1. An interruption to the regular flow or sequence of something.
    • The network created a disruption in the show when they broke in with a newscast.
  2. A continuing act of disorder
    • There was great disruption in the classroom when the teacher left.

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Disruption or disruptive may refer to:



  • Creative disruption, disruption concept in a creative context, introduced in 1992 by TBWA’s chairman Jean-Marie Dru
  • Disruptive innovation, Clayton Christensen's theory of industry disruption by new technology or products

Psychology and sociology

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