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interfere

verb arrest, bar, be an obstacle, block, break in, burden, check, clog, counteract, countervail, cramp, cripple, cross, curb, deter, disallow, disturb, encumber, entrammel, fetter, foil, forbid, hamper, handicap, hinder, impede, infringe, inhibit, intercede, interject, intermeddle, intermit, interrupt, intervene, intrude, invade, meddle, obstruct, preclude, prevent, prohibit, retard, stop, thwart, work against
Associated concepts: interference with business relations, innerference with contract rights, interference with interstate commerce, unreasonable interference
Foreign phrases: Forstellarius est pauperum depressor et totius communitatis et patriae publicus inimicus.A foreetaller is an enemy of the poor, and a public enemy of the country. Nemo debet immiscere se rei ad se nihil pertiienti. No one should interfere with a thing that in no reepect concerns him.
See also: arrest, censor, clog, constrict, counter, counteract, countervail, debar, defer, delay, disqualify, disrupt, disturb, encroach, encumber, estop, fight, forestall, hamper, hinder, hold up, impede, impose, infringe, inhibit, intercede, interpose, interrupt, intervene, intrude, mediate, militate, obtrude, obturate, overstep, parry, prevent, prohibit, stop, tamper, thwart
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Yet we're told the Royals don't interfere in politics.
Sociology professor Scott Schieman (University of Toronto) and his coauthors Melissa Milkie (University of Maryland) and PhD student Paul Glavin (UofT) asked participants questions like: "How often does your job interfere with your home or family life?
Assistant Saudi Defense Minister Prince Khaled bin Sultan stated Monday that Saudi Arabia "does not interfere in the internal politics of other states," according to the London-based ASHARQ AL AWSAT on Monday.
1 : to get in the way of as an obstacle <Hills interfere with the radio signal.
Samples that are extracted from foods, animal and plant tissue, soils, and wastewater contain a number of substances that can interfere with the analysis of residues.
So I'm not at all surprised that scientists have found they can interfere with medical equipment that is more than 9ft away in hospitals.
That language has included Bush administration warnings to Iran not to interfere in Iraq.
Sam is the owner of the club, but he does not interfere one iota on the playing side.
Compounds in cranberry appear to interfere with the ability of some bacteria to stick to the lining of the urinary tract.
It's OK for the depressors to move as long as they don't move so much they interfere with the M2's functioning.
It reportedly reduces resin viscosity but does not interfere with decorating, printing, bonding, plating, or wet-out of fillers and fibers.
Much less is known about which congeners of this large chemical family may have such action and how they interfere with TH.