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1. Relating to, causing, or produced by disruption.
2. Radically reconfiguring a particular field of business, as by implementing new technologies or a more competitive business model: potential high returns from investing in disruptive companies.

dis·rup′tive·ly adv.
dis·rup′tive·ness n.
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Adv.1.disruptively - in a disruptive manner
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An easyJet spokesman said: "We can confirm that flight EZY8905 from London Gatwick to Gibraltar was required to divert to Bordeaux and met by police as a result of two passengers behaving disruptively.
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The Coleraine players were on the EASYJET service from Belfast to Palma on which, the airline said, a group of passengers behaved disruptively.
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As its arbitrary, indiscriminate, politically inspired actions disruptively impact Palestinian civil life, Israel's broadly restrictive regime clearly contravenes and breaches international law.
An easyJet spokesman said: "Flight EZY1805 from Manchester to Keflavik was required to divert to Edinburgh and was met by police on arrival due to a passenger behaving disruptively.
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The Emirati off-duty pilot had pleaded not guilty before the Dubai Court of First Instance where he was being tried for drinking, threatening to blow up an Emirates aircraft, assaulting a stewardess, wrecking parts of the plane, gesturing indecently in front of passengers and behaving disruptively.
It empowers developers of all skill sets to create advanced communications capabilities with simple-to-use and disruptively priced APIs.
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A spokeswoman for easyJet said: "easyJet was required to cancel flight EZY6267 from Bristol to Prague on Friday, June 1, due to a group of passengers behaving disruptively on board, which caused a delay.