Definitions for intervention

Definitions for (noun) intervention

Main entry: intervention, treatment

Definition: care provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)

Main entry: intervention

Definition: (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

Usage: the purpose of intervention is to prevent unnecessary duplication of lawsuits

Main entry: interposition, intervention

Definition: the act or fact of interposing one thing between or among others

Main entry: intercession, intervention

Definition: the act of intervening (as to mediate a dispute, etc.)

Usage: it occurs without human intervention

Main entry: interference, intervention

Definition: a policy of intervening in the affairs of other countries

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