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intervention   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 ˏIntZˋvєnʃәn 〕


〔 ˏintәˊvenʃәn 〕

Overview of noun intervention

The noun intervention has 5 senses

  • intervention, intercession -- (the act of intervening (as to mediate a dispute, etc.); "it occurs without human intervention")

  • intervention, interference -- (a policy of intervening in the affairs of other countries)

  • interposition, intervention -- (the act or fact of interposing one thing between or among others)

  • intervention -- ((law) a proceeding that permits a person to enter into a lawsuit already in progress; admission of person not an original party to the suit so that person can protect some right or interest that is allegedly affected by the proceedings; "the purpose of intervention is to prevent unnecessary duplication of lawsuits")

  • treatment, intervention -- (care provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury))