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intrusion

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noun in·tru·sion \in-ˈtrü-zhən\

Definition of intrusion

  1. 1 :  the act of intruding or the state of being intruded; especially :  the act of wrongfully entering upon, seizing, or taking possession of the property of another

  2. 2 :  the forcible entry of molten rock or magma into or between other rock formations; also :  the intruded magma



Origin of intrusion

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin intrusion-, intrusio, from Latin intrudere


First Known Use: 15th century


INTRUSION Defined for Kids

intrusion

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noun in·tru·sion \in-ˈtrü-zhən\

Definition of intrusion

  1. 1 :  the act of going or forcing in without being wanted

  2. 2 :  something that goes in or interferes without being wanted <The phone call was an unwelcome intrusion.>





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