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n. - (law) a proceeding that permits a person to enter into a lawsuit already in progress; The act of stepping in (as to mediate a dispute); A policy of entering into the affairs of other countries.

Usage examples (40)
  • In October, there was an insurrection in protest at military intervention against the neighboring country.
  • The purpose of intervention is to prevent unnecessary duplication of lawsuits
  • I think the term intervention is employed when a group of concerned friends seek to help addicted people.
  • When it comes to such a level of disruption (or likely disruption) that this kind of intervention is necessary, everybody loses. for more
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