Meaning of interposition

in•ter•po•si•tion

Pronunciation: (in"tur-pu-zish'un), [key]
— n.
  1. the act or fact of interposing or the condition of being interposed.
  2. something interposed.
  3. the doctrine that an individual state of the U.S. may oppose any federal action it believes encroaches on its sovereignty.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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