Meaning of INTERFERENCE in English

INTERFERENCE

/ ˌɪntəˈfɪərəns; NAmE -tərˈfɪr-/ noun [ U ]

1.

interference (in sth) the act of interfering :

They resent foreign interference in the internal affairs of their country.

2.

interruption of a radio signal by another signal on a similar wavelength , causing extra noise that is not wanted

IDIOMS

- run interference

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WORD ORIGIN

mid 18th cent.: from interfere , on the pattern of words such as difference .

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