interfere ( interferes 3rd person present) ( interfering present participle) ( interfered past tense & past participle )
1 verb If you say that someone interferesin a situation, you mean they get involved in it although it does not concern them and their involvement is not wanted., (disapproval)
I wish everyone would stop interfering and just leave me alone... V
The UN cannot interfere in the internal affairs of any country. V in/with n
2 verb Something that interferes with a situation, activity, or process has a damaging effect on it.
Smoking and drinking interfere with your body's ability to process oxygen. V with n
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary
1 butt in, get involved, intermeddle, intervene, intrude, meddle, poke one's nose in (informal) put one's two cents in (U.S. slang) stick one's oar in (informal) tamper
2 (often with)
with be a drag upon (informal) block, clash, collide, conflict, cramp, frustrate, get in the way of, hamper, handicap, hinder, impede, inhibit, obstruct, trammel
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