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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Occur between other event or between certain points of time; Get involved, so as to alter or hinder an action, or through force or threat of force; Be placed or located between other things or extend between spaces and events.

Usage examples (37)
  • Teachers are expected to intervene where appropriate to reinforce an idea or teach a new point.
  • Why did the U.S. not intervene earlier in WW II?
  • I no longer know if the will to intervene is something that an institute like Boston College can teach.
  • Will John McCain intervene in, militarily in Georgia, assuming he were to be in the White House, is the moot question. for more
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