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interfere

verb

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to interest oneself in what is not one's concern
  • a strong resentment of outsiders who attempted to interfere with their traditional ways of doing things

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interpose, interfere, intervene, mediate, intercede mean to come or go between. interpose often implies no more than this. interposed herself between him and the door interfere implies hindering. noise interfered with my concentration intervene may imply an occurring in space or time between two things or a stepping in to stop a conflict. quarreled until the manager intervened mediate implies intervening between hostile factions. mediated between the parties intercede implies acting for an offender in begging mercy or forgiveness. interceded on our behalf

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The first known use of interfere was in the 15th century

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“Interfere.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/interfere. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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