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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INTERFERENCE

It were a sad world indeed if God's presence were only interference, that is, miracle.

But the interference must be regulated by some theory of the individual's rights.

"It's the interference makes me mad," Mrs. North declared, hotly.

According to his lights, he's right not to allow any interference with his harem from Europeans.

What troubles our ancestors most is the interference with their religious life.

As I said at the beginning, I hope you will not think my interference is impertinent.

Here on this island that we built we worked, hidden from interference.

My mother and I can get along without the interference of our neighbours.

There has been no interference with the metallic currency of England.

In like manner our moral nature is vitiated by any interference of our will.

WORD ORIGIN

1783, formed irregularly from interfere on model of difference, etc. Broadcasting and telephoning sense is from 1887. In chess from 1913; in U.S. football from 1894.

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