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verb [intransitive/transitive] formal     obtrude pronunciation in American English
/ɑbˈtrud/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyobtrude
he/she/itobtrudes
present participleobtruding
past tenseobtruded
past participleobtruded
  1. to be noticeable, or to attract attention to something, in a way that is not pleasant or welcome
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