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English definition of “meddle”

meddle

verb [I]     /ˈmed.l̩/ disapproving
to try to change or have an influence on things that are not your responsibility, especially by criticizing in a damaging or annoying way: My sister's always meddling in other people's affairs. People shouldn't meddle with things they don't understand.Getting involved for one's own benefit or against others' willTaking part and getting involved meddler     /r/ US  // noun [C] meddling     /ˈmed.l̩.ɪŋ/ /-lɪŋ/ noun [U]
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