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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 Communists have not invented the intervention of society in education; they do but seek to alter the character of that intervention, and to rescue education from the influence of the ruling class.
he said to Prince Andrew, seizing him by the arm, "I believe that intervention will be stronger than nonintervention.
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.
The stranger kept up the gesture that recommended discretion and then, at the moment when the astonished viscount was about to ask the reason of his mysterious intervention, bowed and disappeared.
Under the circumstances, therefore, and without interfering with the rights of free citizens, it was a case for the intervention of Government, which ought not to endanger the safety of all for the pleasure of one individual.
That though the pleasures arising from such pure love may be heightened and sweetened by the assistance of amorous desires, yet the former can subsist alone, nor are they destroyed by the intervention of the latter.
questions which, but for the convenient intervention of the official machine, are not, and cannot be solved for ages-- received full, unhesitating solution.
By the landlord's intervention, however, the dispute was accommodated.
The Comte de Guiche was silent: the king composed his countenance, and Mazarin exchanged looks with Anne of Austria, as if to thank her for her intervention.
Noirtier acknowledged by a look of extreme kindness and benevolence the thanks which Morrel lavished on him for his timely intervention on behalf of Valentine and himself -- an intervention which had saved them from despair.
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.
In cases of capture; of piracy; of the post office; of coins, weights, and measures; of trade with the Indians; of claims under grants of land by different States; and, above all, in the case of trials by courts-marshal in the army and navy, by which death may be inflicted without the intervention of a jury, or even of a civil magistrate; in all these cases the powers of the Confederation operate immediately on the persons and interests of individual citizens.

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