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meddleverb [I]

uk   us   /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.
meddler
noun [C] uk   /r/  us   //
meddling
noun [U] uk   us   /ˈmed.l̩.ɪŋ/ /-lɪŋ/
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