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intrusion

noun

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entry made without invitation or permission
  • Opening other people's personal mail without permission is an intrusion into their privacy.
  • Pardon the intrusion, but I couldn't help overhearing.

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

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“Intrusion.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/intrusion. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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