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Hachimura will play in just his 60th career game Friday in a second straight bout against the Heat, and Avdija has played in just 14, yet both are starting, and both have faced unprecedented interruption to their young careers.
RUI HACHIMURA AND DENI AVDIJA ARE REGAINING THEIR FOOTING AFTER MISSING SO MUCH TIMEAVA WALLACEFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
On top of this, they have to orbit close to Earth’s surface to reduce interruption of coverage and communication delays.
THOUSANDS MORE SATELLITES WILL SOON ORBIT EARTH—WE NEED BETTER RULES TO PREVENT SPACE CRASHESLAUREN NAPIERJANUARY 29, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
That drew attention, as did interruptions at major programs in power conferences.
A COLLEGE FOOTBALL COACH’S SEASON AT WAR WITH THE CORONAVIRUS — AND HIS OWN SCHOOLKENT BABBJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Congressional leaders chose to respond to those actions by getting back to their work, demonstrating their resilience by treating the attempted insurrection as an interruption, not an obstacle.
REPUBLICANS EAGER TO SUBVERT THE 2020 ELECTION LAST WEEK NOW INSIST THE TIME HAS COME FOR UNITYPHILIP BUMPJANUARY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Creative time, to be of any use, must be free from interruption.
ART HAS BEEN BRUTALIZED BY TECH’S GIANTS. HOW CAN IT SURVIVE?KONSTANTIN KAKAESDECEMBER 23, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Bonobos generally resumed social grooming with the same partner within one minute of an interruption, usually near the original grooming spot.
BONOBOS, MUCH LIKE HUMANS, SHOW COMMITMENT TO COMPLETING A JOINT TASKBRUCE BOWERDECEMBER 18, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
After that interruption, the students continued with the creativity test, and they found more-creative answers than a second group of students who had not been given the distracting task.
WHY IT PAYS TO PLAY AROUND - ISSUE 94: EVOLVINGANDREAS WAGNERDECEMBER 16, 2020NAUTILUS
Because Maxine only relies on small amounts of transmitted facial data, the animated image could still move smoothly during the brief interruption.
NVIDIA’S NEW STREAMING TECH DEEP FAKES YOUR FACE TO SAVE ON BANDWIDTHSTAN HORACZEKNOVEMBER 23, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Any interruption in any part of the vaccination effort, particularly distribution, could destroy this trust.
WE CAN’T RELY ON JUST ONE COMPANY TO DISTRIBUTE COVID VACCINESJAKEMETHNOVEMBER 20, 2020FORTUNE
Last month, the Pac-12 laid out what was described by one observer as an “extreme” coronavirus testing policy, one that hopefully would allow the conference’s football teams to play this season without too many interruptions.
THE PAC-12’S FOOTBALL SEASON HASN’T EVEN STARTED AND A GAME ALREADY HAS BEEN CANCELEDMATT BONESTEELNOVEMBER 5, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO INTERRUPTION

  • avoidance
  • blockage
  • deterence
  • determent
  • deterrence
  • forestalling
  • forestallment
  • halt
  • hindrance
  • impediment
  • inhibitor
  • interception
  • interruption
  • obstacle
  • obstruction
  • preclusion
  • prohibition
  • stoppage
  • thwarting
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