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intervening, present participle; intervened, past tense; intervened, past participle; intervenes, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Come between so as to prevent or alter a result or course of events
    • - he acted outside his authority when he intervened in the dispute
    • - their forces intervened to halt the attack
  2. (of an event or circumstance) Occur as a delay or obstacle to something being done
    • - Christmas intervened, and the investigation was suspended
  3. Interrupt verbally
    • - “It's true!” he intervened
  4. Interpose in a lawsuit as a third party

  5. Occur in time between events
    • - to occupy the intervening months, she took a job in a hospital
  6. Be situated between things
    • - they heard the sound of distant gunfire, muffled by the intervening trees

  1. get involved, so as to alter or hinder an action, or through force or threat of force; "Why did the U.S. not intervene earlier in WW II?"
  2. be placed or located between other things or extend between spaces and events; "This interludes intervenes between the two movements"; "Eight days intervened"
  3. (intervening) occurring or falling between events or points in time; "so much had happened during the intervening years"
  4. (intervention) the act of intervening (as to mediate a dispute, etc.); "it occurs without human intervention"
  5. (intervention) a policy of intervening in the affairs of other countries
  6. (intervention) interposition: the act or fact of interposing one thing between or among others
  7. In law, intervention is a procedure to allow a nonparty, called intervenor (also spelled intervener) to join ongoing litigation, either as a matter of right or at the discretion of the court, without the permission of the original litigants. ...
  8. (Intervention (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)) "Intervention" is the eighteenth episode in the fifth season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
  9. (Intervention (counseling)) An intervention is an orchestrated attempt by one, or often many, people (usually family and friends) to get someone to seek professional help with an addiction or some kind of traumatic event or crisis, or other serious problem. ...
  10. (Intervention (song)) "Intervention" is a song by Canadian indie rock band Arcade Fire. It is the third single released from the band's second full-length album, Neon Bible. ...
  11. (Intervention (Stargate Universe)) Stargate Universe is a Canadian-American military science fiction television series created by Brad Wright and Robert C. Cooper as a spin off from its sister shows, Stargate SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis.
  12. (Intervention (weapon)) The CheyTac Intervention is an American bolt action sniper rifle manufactured by Randy Kobzeff for long range soft target interdiction. It is fed by a detachable single stack magazine, which holds 7 rounds. It fires .408 CheyTac or .375 CheyTac ammunition. ...
  13. (intervention) The action of intervening; interfering in some course of events; A legal motion through which a person or entity who has not been named as a party to a case seeks to have the court order that they be made a party
  14. (intervention) The term refers to funds that schools get for students who are not learning at grade level. They can be used to fund before-school or afterschool programs or to pay for materials and instructors.
  15. (Intervention) The act of interrupting addiction and persuading the addict to enter treatment. A deliberate process by which change is introduced into peoples' thoughts, feelings and behaviors. ...
  16. (Intervention) An action by which a third person who may be affected by a lawsuit is permitted to become a party to the suit. Differs from the process of becoming an amicus curiae.
  17. (Intervention) an activity or process to improve performance.
  18. (Intervention) The systematic and explicit instruction provided to accelerate growth in an area of identified need.  Interventions are provided by both special and general educators, and are based on training, not titles. ...
  19. (Intervention) Taking actions in public health so as to reduce adverse health effects, regulatory, and prevention strategies.
  20. (intervention) action taken to correct, remediate, or prevent identified or potential educational, medical, or developmental problems.
  21. (Intervention) Used here to represent the steps taken to direct individual toward positive outcomes. An example of an intervention would be the referral of an alcoholic to an alcohol treatment program.
  22. (Intervention) includes both physical procedures by which data are gathered (for example, venipuncture) and manipulations of the subject or the subject's environment that are performed for research purposes. ...
  23. An ‘intervention’ describes any treatment or support that is given to someone who is unwell. An intervention could be medication, a talking therapy, or an hour spent with a volunteer.
  24. (Intervention) n. 1. The act of entering into a lawsuit by a third party who, despite not being a named party to the action, has an interest in the outcome; the intervenor sometimes joins the plaintiff in claiming what is sought, sometime joins the defendant in resisting what is sought, and ...
  25. (Intervention) Action by a central bank to effect the value of its currency by entering the market. Concerted intervention refers to action by a number of central banks to control exchange rates.