interference has definitions from the fields of sport,american football,politics
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[ noun ] (politics) a policy of intervening in the affairs of other countries

Synonyms

intervention

Used in print

("Editorials"...)

The weekly loss is partly counterbalanced by 500 arrivals each_week from West_Germany , but the hard truth , says Crossman , is that `` The closing_off of East_Berlin without interference from the West and with the use only of East_German , as distinct from Russian , troops was a major Communist victory , which dealt West_Berlin a deadly , possibly a fatal , blow .

2
[ noun ] the act of hindering or obstructing or impeding

Used in print

(Randall Stewart, "A Little History, a Little Honesty: A...)

But with the renewal of interference in 1954 ( as with its beginning in 1835 ) , the improvement was impaired .

(Edwin Booth, Outlaw Town....)

Curt wanted to get Jess alone , without interference from anyone , even as spineless a person as the store owner .

3
[ noun ] electrical or acoustic activity that can disturb communication

Synonyms

disturbance noise

Used in print

(Cornell H. Mayer, "Radio Emission of the Moon...)

The radio_emission of a planet was first detected in 1955 , when Burke and Franklin ( 1955 ) identified the origin of interference like radio_noise on their records at about 15 meters wave_length as emission from Jupiter .

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[ noun ] (sport,american football) the act of blocking someone's path with your body (as in football)

Synonyms

block blocking

Examples

"he threw a rolling block into the line backer"

Used in print

(The Dallas Morning News,...)

`` He knocked_down the interference and made key stops lots_of times .

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[ noun ] any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
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