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Noun: interference  ,in-tu(r)'feer-un(t)s
  1. Act or process of interfering in the affairs of others when it is unwanted or annoying
    "she was annoyed by the neighbour's interference";
    - intrusion, meddling
  2. A policy of intervening in the affairs of other countries
    - intervention
  3. The act of hindering, obstructing or impeding
    - hindrance, hinderance
  4. Electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication
    - noise, disturbance
  5. Any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
    - hindrance, hinderance, hitch, preventive, preventative, encumbrance, incumbrance
  6. (American football) blocking a player's path with your body
    "he ran interference for the quarterback"

Derived forms: interferences

Type of: act, block, blocking, deed, foreign policy, human action, human activity, impediment, impedimenta, obstructer, obstruction, obstructor, trouble

Antonym: noninterference

Encyclopedia: Interference, Inc