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verb [intransitive]     meddle pronunciation in American English
/ˈmed(ə)l/
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present tense
I/you/we/theymeddle
he/she/itmeddles
present participlemeddling
past tensemeddled
past participlemeddled
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  1. to become involved in a situation that you have no right to be involved in, in a way that is annoying

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meddler

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pluralmeddlers
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