intrude intrude  /ɪn ˈtrud/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) enter uninvited
  2. (v) enter unlawfully on someone's property
  3. (v) search or inquire in a meddlesome way
  4. (v) thrust oneself in as if by force

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Usage(s):

  1. It is absolutely scandalous that the press is giving no respite to the widow and intrudes her privacy wherever she goes.
  2. Most people find security measures that intrude their privacy,irksome.
  3. Robin's calm exterior is only a facade for he fights with vicious ferocity when anyone intrudes his territory.

News

  1. Rochelle Riley: Snowden case raises the question - how does high school dropout have access to classified documents?

    So as much as I want my first questions to deal with policies of domestic spying and to what extent the government should be allowed to intrude into the lives of its citizens to keep the country safe, my first question actually is: How did a high school dropout (who later earned his GED) become a security guard and then an IT officer who had access to the kind of information whose release leads ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

  2. GOP Rep. Peter King Blows Away The First Amendment To Catch The Bad Guys

    President Obama has noted that the revelations of NSA metadata collection—revelations that many Americans have known about for at least seven years but are just now facing up to—should be used to foster a national debate over the balancing of our privacy rights and the government’s ability to intrude on the same in the name of national security.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. Rochelle Riley: Snowden case begs the question - how does high school dropout have access to classified documents?

    So as much as I want my first questions to deal with policies of domestic spying and to what extent the government should be allowed to intrude into the lives of its citizens to keep the country safe, my first question actually is: How did a high school dropout (who later earned his GED) become a security guard and then an IT officer who had access to the kind of information whose release leads ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

Quotes

  1. Roe v. Wade "not only protects women's health and reproductive freedom, but stands for a broader principle: that government should not intrude on our most private family matters," Obama said in a statement.
    on Jan 22, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: CNN

  2. "That was a good hero," Shatner says. "He made decisions. He was forceful. He was compassionate. He was the instigator. He fought hard and long physically and emotionally. He carried the dilemma of whether to intrude or not to intrude. It was...
    on Jun 7, 2008 By: William Shatner Source: FOXNews

  3. In signing the 1982 law, Dreyfus said: "It is a fundamental tenet of the Republican Party that government ought not intrude in the private lives of individuals where no state purpose is served, and there is nothing more private or intimate than who...
    on Jan 3, 2008 By: Lee Sherman Dreyfus Source: Chippewa Herald

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