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in ter fi ruhns

  • n  a policy of intervening in the affairs of other countries
  • n  the act of hindering or obstructing or impeding
  • n  electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication
  • n  (American football) blocking a player's path with your body
    he ran interference for the quarterback
  • n  any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome

  • In the meantime, if not for the sake of technical interference, think about the other reasons people don't yap away on their mobiles in critical areas.
  • When nature devised the delicate, low-voltage electrical system that keeps a human heart beating at about 70 times a minute, it did not anticipate interference from doctors .
  • If this vital precipitation were ever cut off by man's interference with such storms, the results might be ruinous for farmers, industry and drinking-water supplies.
News & Articles

  • National Press Club: AP CEO Gary Pruitt on press freedom
    Associated Press President and CEO Gary Pruitt speaks at the National Press Club about government interference in newsgathering. Last month the AP revealed that the Justice Department had obtained records of 21 of the work and personal phone numbers of AP reporters. Pruitt is a First Amendment lawyer.
    June 19, 2013 - Minnesota Public Radio
  • Cubs don't expect repercussions from Castro's comment
    ST. LOUIS — The Chicago Cubs don’t expect any repercussions from the Cardinals tonight regarding Starlin Castro’s postgame comment Tuesday on the game-ending interference call resulting from Shane Robinson’s takeout slide.        
    June 19, 2013 - Chicago Tribune
  • China's aggressive tactics turning off Asian neighbors
    Not long ago, China was the darling of its less powerful Asian neighbors with its growing economic importance and a policy of non-interference in external affairs that contrasted with bellicose U.S. foreign policy after 9/11. But a recent series of incidents has raised individual and collective concerns from India on one side to Japan and the Philippines on the other.
    June 19, 2013 - Stars and Stripes

  • Sepp Blatter in The Zimbabwean
    Political interference will be dealt with by FIFA notwithstanding what kind of interference and what is the size of the country,Blatter told the media in Johannesburg last Wednesday, in reaction to the news from Nigeria .
  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in International Herald Tribune
    American empire in the world is reaching the end of its road, and its next rulers must limit their interference to their own borders,Ahmadinejad said.
  • Hoshyar Zebari in International Herald Tribune
    Turkey is building up forces on the border. There are 140,000 soldiers fully armed on the border. We are against any military interference or violation of Iraqi sovereignty,Zebari said during a news conference in Baghdad.

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