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[in-ter-lohp, in-ter-lohp] /ˌɪn tərˈloʊp, ˈɪn tərˌloʊp/

verb (used without object), interloped, interloping.
to intrude into some region or field of trade without a proper license.
to thrust oneself into the affairs of others.

early 17c., a back-formation from interloper, or else from inter- + lope (see interloper). Related: Interloped; interloping.


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