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synonyms for interrupter

  • burglar
  • criminal
  • infiltrator
  • interloper
  • invader
  • raider
  • squatter
  • thief
  • trespasser
  • meddler
  • nuisance
  • prowler
  • snooper
  • gate-crasher
  • interferer
  • obtruder
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How to use interrupter in a sentence

In September, Eric Adams, the Democratic Mayoral nominee, and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer called on Congress to invest $5 billion in community funding to combat gun violence in New York City, which includes the work of violence interrupters.
THE COMPLEX DYNAMIC BETWEEN 'VIOLENCE INTERRUPTERS' AND POLICEJOSIAH BATESOCTOBER 15, 2021TIME
One widely publicized approach, violence interrupters, uses locally trusted community liaisons — typically people who previously were part of gangs or took part in criminal activities — to break up conflicts before they escalate into violence.
MURDERS ARE SPIKING. POLICE SHOULD BE PART OF THE SOLUTION.GERMAN LOPEZSEPTEMBER 27, 2021VOX
If an interrupter approach fails, at least no one was directly hurt in the process, though there is a potential opportunity cost if the program crowds out more successful approaches.
MURDERS ARE SPIKING. POLICE SHOULD BE PART OF THE SOLUTION.GERMAN LOPEZSEPTEMBER 27, 2021VOX
The 2020 John Jay report was a bit more positive on interrupters but ultimately concluded the findings were “mixed.”
MURDERS ARE SPIKING. POLICE SHOULD BE PART OF THE SOLUTION.GERMAN LOPEZSEPTEMBER 27, 2021VOX
She noted that her budget allocates increased funding for alternative justice programs such as violence interrupters.
THREE SHOOTINGS BRING DISTRICT’S HOMICIDE COUNT TO 101 FOR YEARPETER HERMANNJULY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“It is necessary to have those violence interrupters in place,” McBroom said, adding that she “absolutely believes” they could have prevented whatever argument preceded Wednesday’s shooting.
POLICE IDENTIFY TWO PEOPLE FATALLY SHOT IN SOUTHEAST WASHINGTON’S CONGRESS HEIGHTS NEIGHBORHOODPETER HERMANNAPRIL 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A very thin vacuum shutter forms a better interrupter of sound waves than a brick wall two or three feet in thickness.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
The interrupter must be Harry Wilbur; nobody else approached door-knockers in so athletic a spirit.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
The dual feature consists of the addition to the magneto of a battery interrupter.
AVIATION ENGINESVICTOR WILFRED PAG
This relative timing can be easily adjusted by removing the interrupter and shifting the cam in the direction desired.
AVIATION ENGINESVICTOR WILFRED PAG
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WORDS RELATED TO INTERRUPTER

  • burglar
  • criminal
  • gate-crasher
  • infiltrator
  • interferer
  • interloper
  • interrupter
  • invader
  • meddler
  • nuisance
  • obtruder
  • prowler
  • raider
  • snooper
  • squatter
  • thief
  • trespasser
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.