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interfering

Syllabification: in·ter·fering
Pronunciation: /ˌin(t)ərˈfiriNG
 
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Definition of interfering in English:

adjective

(Of a person) tending to interfere in other people’s affairs: interfering busybodies
More example sentences
  • The interfering in-laws featured well in the comedy elements as the situation descended into chaos.
  • Do not tolerate interfering people.
  • The interfering risk police could never allow a fun beach trip to go unaccompanied by a not-so-fun guilt trip.

Derivatives

interferingly

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • A second body interferingly disposed in a first body is provided in a compressively retained part assembly
  • The limiting surface is capable of interferingly engaging at least a portion of the disruption to limit travel of the threaded screw.

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