interfering interfering  /ˌɪn tər ˈfɪ rɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner

Usage(s):

  1. Various blood-pressure medications, antidepressants, antihistamines, heart drugs and some antibiotics have been implicated in interfering with sex drive or performance.
  2. They accuse us of interfering in Hungary's internal affairs.
  3. One of the band's music videos depicts clan loyalties interfering with true love; another displays scenes from the ongoing war.

News

  1. Obama Urges Congress Not To 'Block' Immigration Bill

    President Obama is trying to keep the pressure on Congress to overhaul the immigration system without interfering with progress on the legislation. Surrounded by business, labor and religious leaders, the president on Tuesday called on the Senate to pass the bill. The Senate has moved the measure forward, but lawmakers will propose many amendments before any final vote.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NPR

  2. CA-NEWS Summary

    Russia's Putin says U.S. supports opposition protesters MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday accused U.S. diplomats of interfering in Russian politics by supporting opposition demonstrators, a day before a planned protest march in Moscow. Putin's complaint came in remarks in which he criticized U.S. actions ranging from the treatment of Native Americans to the dropping of the ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Fort Gordon radio upgrades interfering with garage doors in Ga.

    AUGUSTA, Ga., June 11 (UPI) -- A radio system upgrade at Fort Gordon, Ga., is interfering with the frequency of automatic garage door remotes, frustrating some 500 residents in the area.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: UPI

Quotes

  1. "I hope you (Obama) will avoid interfering in Iran's affairs," Ahmadinejad said, accusing the US leader of using words similar to those of his predecessor George W. Bush, who took a hard line against the Islamic republic.
    on Jun 24, 2009 By: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Source: AFP

  2. At the same time, Obama said the US respects the sovereignty of Iran and "is not at all interfering in Iran's internal affairs".
    on Jun 24, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Indian Express

  3. "Let us show them that this is the end for the big spending, big taxing, recklessly borrowing, big, bossy, interfering government that promises so much and delivers so little," Cameron said Sunday in a swipe at Labour.
    on Sep 30, 2008 By: David Cameron Source: FOXNews

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