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noun [countable/uncountable]     intrusion pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    something that interrupts a peaceful situation or a private event

    It’s so quiet here that the occasional distant siren is the only intrusion.

  2. 2
    the act of becoming involved in something in a way that is not welcome

    How do you deal with the constant intrusions of the media?

    intrusion into:

    This is another example of government intrusion into football.



the situation of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union

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