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in·ter·fere

 (ĭn′tər-fîr′)
intr.v. in·ter·fered, in·ter·fer·ing, in·ter·feres
1. To be or create a hindrance or obstacle: The rain interfered with our plans to go on a picnic.
2. Sports To perform an act of interference.
3. To intervene or intrude in the affairs of others; meddle.
4. To strike one hoof against the opposite hoof or leg while moving. Used of a horse.
5. Physics & Electronics To cause interference.

[Middle English enterferen, from Old French s'entreferer, to strike one another : entre-, between (from Latin inter-; see inter-) + ferir, to strike (from Latin ferīre).]

in′ter·fer′er n.
in′ter·fer′ing·ly adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.interfering - intrusive in a meddling or offensive mannerinterfering - intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner; "an interfering old woman"; "bustling about self-importantly making an officious nuisance of himself"; "busy about other people's business"
intrusive - tending to intrude (especially upon privacy); "she felt her presence there was intrusive"
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interfering

adjective meddling, intrusive, prying, obtrusive, meddlesome, interruptive She regarded her mother as an interfering busybody.
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interfering

adjective
Given to intruding in other people's affairs:
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Translations
مُتَدَخِّل، كَثير التَّدَخُّل
do všeho se pletoucí
der blander sigen
afskiptasamur
do všetkého sa starajúci
müdahaleci

interfering

[ˌɪntəˈfɪərɪŋ] ADJ [neighbour] → entrometido
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interfering

[ˌɪntərˈfɪərɪŋ] adj [person] → fouineur/euse, qui se mêle de tout
She regarded her as an interfering old woman → Elle la considérait comme une vieille fouineuse.
interfering neighbours → des voisins qui se mêlent de tout
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

interfering

adj personsich ständig einmischend; his interfering ways annoy mees ärgert or stört mich, wie er sich immer einmischt; don’t be so interferingmisch dich nicht immer ein
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interfering

[ˌɪntəˈfɪərɪŋ] adjinvadente
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

interfere

(intəˈfiə) verb
1. (often with in, ~with) to (try to) become involved in etc, when one's help etc is not wanted. I wish you would stop interfering (with my plans); Don't interfere in other people's business!
2. (with with) to prevent, stop or slow down the progress of. He doesn't let anything interfere with his game of golf on Saturday mornings.
ˌinterˈference noun
1. the act of interfering. She was infuriated by his mother's interference in their holiday arrangements.
2. (the spoiling of radio or television reception by) the noise caused by programmes from another station, bad weather etc. This television set picks up a lot of interference.
ˌinterˈfering adjective
an interfering old woman.
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References in classic literature ?
The children's little dog came out, interfering, getting in her way.
The commandant has issued an order, which is posted everywhere, declaring that any civilian caught interfering with the railroad, its bridges, tunnels, or trains will be summarily hanged.
Bernard Banac said in a text message that the "PNP will hold people who would disrupt or interfere." Asked what charges could be filed against people who would attempt to disrupt the government's initiative to free streets of obstructions, Banac said: "It will depend on the circumstances and who is the one interfering.
Although President Duterte earlier said he doesn't want to interfere with the House Speakership issue, Malacanang now says the President is merely making his preference known and is not interfering with the functions of another branch of government.
But Medina said interfering firefighting operation is a a violation of the Fire Code.
Adhiambo's family has filed an affidavit accusing chief government pathologist Johansen Oduor of interfering with the murder case in favour of Osuri who is believed to be his relative.
Russian-US relations have been deeply flawed following Moscow's accusations of interfering in the US election.
According to the Embassy of Saudi Arabia, Canada is interfering in its internal affairs.
In the NTU case, which had been ongoing since January, the education ministry and the government have been accused of interfering inappropriately in university affairs.
Thirteen Russians have been charged with interfering in the US 2016 election, in a major development in the FBI investigation.
Blair must stop interfering FORMER Prime Minister Tony Blair should stop his 'inept' interfering in British politics and carry on with his other wealth-grabbing activities.