inter-position

interposition

[in-ter-puh-zish-uhn]
noun
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.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English interposicio(u)n < Latin interpositiōn- (stem of interpositiō), equivalent to interposit(us) (past participle of interpōnere to place between) + -iōn- -ion

noninterposition, noun
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interposition (ˌɪntəpəˈzɪʃən)
 
n
1.  something interposed
2.  the act of interposing or the state of being interposed

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interposition
early 15c., from O.Fr. interposicion (12c.), from L. interpositionem (nom. interpositio), from interpositus, pp. of L. interponere, from inter- + ponere (see position).
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