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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Standing between or separating two objects or areas; Occurring or falling between events or points in time.

Usage examples (37)
  • Paris--where the same city lies on both sides of an intervening river
  • So much had happened during the intervening years
  • Verb (used without object), : Nothing important intervened between the meetings. ,We enjoyed the picnic until a thunderstorm intervened. ,to intervene in the...
  • If they did, the SCt might be less interested in intervening in midrange policy in the first place! for more
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