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in·ter·ven·tion

 (ĭn′tə-r-vĕn′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of intervening: a nation's military interventions in neighboring countries; a politician opposed to government intervention in the market economy.
2.
a. The systematic process of assessment and planning employed to remediate or prevent a social, educational, or developmental problem: early intervention for at-risk toddlers.
b. An act that alters the course of a disease, injury, or condition by initiating a treatment or performing a procedure or surgery.
c. A planned, often unannounced meeting with a person with a serious personal problem, such as addiction, in order to persuade the person to seek treatment.

intervention

(ˌɪntəˈvɛnʃən)
n
1. the act of intervening
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) any interference in the affairs of others, esp by one state in the affairs of another
3. (Economics) economics the action of a central bank in supporting the international value of a currency by buying large quantities of the currency to keep the price up
4. (Commerce) commerce the action of the EU in buying up surplus produce when the market price drops to a certain value
ˌinterˈventional adj

in•ter•ven•tion

(ˌɪn tərˈvɛn ʃən)

n.
1. the act or fact of intervening.
2. interposition or interference of one state in the affairs of another.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin interventiō mediation. See intervene, -tion]
in`ter•ven′tion•al, in`ter•ven′tion•ar′y, adj.

intervention

Action taken to divert a unit or force from its track, flight path, or mission.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.intervention - the act of intervening (as to mediate a dispute, etc.); "it occurs without human intervention"
involvement, participation, involution, engagement - the act of sharing in the activities of a group; "the teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in class activities"
intermediation, mediation - the act of intervening for the purpose of bringing about a settlement
2.intervention - a policy of intervening in the affairs of other countries
foreign policy - a policy governing international relations
noninterference, nonintervention - a foreign policy of staying out of other countries' disputes
3.intervention - the act or fact of interposing one thing between or among others
locating, positioning, emplacement, location, placement, position - the act of putting something in a certain place
4.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"
legal proceeding, proceeding, proceedings - (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
5.intervention - care provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)intervention - care provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)
care, tending, attention, aid - the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"
medical aid, medical care - professional treatment for illness or injury
massage - kneading and rubbing parts of the body to increase circulation and promote relaxation
modality - a method of therapy that involves physical or electrical therapeutic treatment
detoxification - a treatment for addiction to drugs or alcohol intended to remove the physiological effects of the addictive substances
chiropractic - a method of treatment that manipulates body structures (especially the spine) to relieve low back pain or even headache or high blood pressure
fomentation - application of warm wet coverings to a part of the body to relieve pain and inflammation
naturopathy - a method of treating disease using food and exercise and heat to assist the natural healing process
naprapathy - a drugless method of treatment based on the belief that disease symptoms arise from problems with ligaments and connective tissues
orthodontic treatment - dental treatment that corrects irregularities of the teeth or of the relation of the teeth to surrounding anatomy; treatment is usually by braces or mechanical aids; "orthodontic treatment of facial abnormalities"
orthoptics - treatment of defects of binocular vision (such as strabismus and amblyopia) by nonsurgical measures (especially by exercises to strengthen the eye muscles)
osteopathy - therapy based on the assumption that restoring health is best accomplished by manipulating the skeleton and muscles
osteoclasis - treatment of a skeletal deformity by intentionally fracturing a bone
acupuncture, stylostixis - treatment of pain or disease by inserting the tips of needles at specific points on the skin
acupressure, G-Jo, shiatsu - treatment of symptoms by applying pressure with the fingers to specific pressure points on the body
autogenic therapy, autogenic training, autogenics - training patients in self-induced relaxation
hydropathy, hydrotherapy - the internal and external use of water in the treatment of disease
rest-cure - rest as a medical treatment for stress or anxiety etc.
curative, cure, therapeutic, remedy - a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain

intervention

noun mediation, involvement, interference, intrusion, arbitration, conciliation, intercession, interposition, agency the country's intervention in the internal affairs of others

intervention

noun
The act or an instance of interfering or intruding:
Translations
تَدَخُّل في نِزاع
zákrok
indgribenintervention
meîalganga; afskipti
zákrok
araya girme

intervention

[ˌɪntəˈvenʃən]
A. N (gen) → intervención f
B. CPD intervention price Nprecio m de intervención

intervention

[ˌɪntərˈvɛnʃən] nintervention f armed intervention

intervention

nEingreifen nt, → Eingriff m, → Intervention f

intervention

[ˌɪntəˈvɛnʃn] nintervento

intervene

(intəˈviːn) verb
1. to interfere in a quarrel. He intervened in the dispute.
2. to be or come between, in place or time. A week intervened before our next meeting.
ˌinterˈvention (-ˈvenʃən) noun
(an) act of intervening (in a quarrel etc).

intervention

n intervención f; percutaneous coronary — (PCI) intervención coronaria percutánea (ICP)
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The ingenuous Alice gazed at his free air and proud carriage, as she would have looked upon some precious relic of the Grecian chisel, to which life had been imparted by the intervention of a miracle; while Heyward, though accustomed to see the perfection of form which abounds among the uncorrupted natives, openly expressed his admiration at such an unblemished specimen of the noblest proportions of man.
It provided a means of establishing Magdalen's identity through the intervention of a lawyer by profession.
He felt that he was restored to consciousness in the right nick of time, for the especial purpose of holding a conference with the second messenger despatched to him through Jacob Marley's intervention.
Detailed instructions were added relative to the address of a reply, which, although they betrayed the intervention of several hands, and made it difficult to arrive at any very probable conclusion in reference to her place of concealment, made it at least not unlikely that she had written from that spot where she was stated to have been seen.
For the present, under the circumstances, we deemed it prudent to make rather light of the matter to Trabb's boy; who I am convinced would have been much affected by disappointment, if he had known that his intervention saved me from the limekiln.
By the landlord's intervention, however, the dispute was accommodated.
To this the king returned some answer, which, although I could not understand, yet I replied as I had been directed: FLUFT DRIN YALERICK DWULDOM PRASTRAD MIRPUSH, which properly signifies, "My tongue is in the mouth of my friend;" and by this expression was meant, that I desired leave to bring my interpreter; whereupon the young man already mentioned was accordingly introduced, by whose intervention I answered as many questions as his majesty could put in above an hour.
She was unable to explain this phenomenon, which was not new to her, except by the intervention of the ghost.
1) No skilled operator is required, but direct communication may be had by speech without the intervention of a third person.
Know that you have here before you (open your eyes and you will see) that great knight of whom the sage Merlin has prophesied such great things; that Don Quixote of La Mancha I mean, who has again, and to better purpose than in past times, revived in these days knight-errantry, long since forgotten, and by whose intervention and aid it may be we shall be disenchanted; for great deeds are reserved for great men.
If, therefore, the measures of the Confederacy cannot be executed without the intervention of the particular administrations, there will be little prospect of their being executed at all.
The proceedings under Lycurgus were less regular; but as far as the advocates for a regular reform could prevail, they all turned their eyes towards the single efforts of that celebrated patriot and sage, instead of seeking to bring about a revolution by the intervention of a deliberative body of citizens.