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in·ter·vene

 (ĭn′tər-vēn′)
intr.v. in·ter·vened, in·ter·ven·ing, in·ter·venes
1.
a. To involve oneself in a situation so as to alter or hinder an action or development: "Every gardener faces choices about how and how much to intervene in nature's processes" (Dora Galitzki).
b. To interfere, usually through force or threat of force, in the affairs of another nation.
c. Law To enter into a lawsuit as a third party to assert a claim against one or both of the existing parties.
2. To come, appear, or lie between two things: You can't see the lake from there because the house intervenes.
3. To come or occur between two periods or points of time: A year intervened between the two dynasties.
4. To occur as an extraneous or unplanned circumstance: He would have his degree by now if his laziness hadn't intervened.

[Latin intervenīre : inter-, inter- + venīre, to come; see gwā- in Indo-European roots.]

in′ter·ve′nor, in′ter·ven′er n.
in′ter·ven′tion·al adj.

intervening

(ˌɪntəˈviːnɪŋ)
adj
occurring, located, or present between other things
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.intervening - occurring or falling between events or points in time; "so much had happened during the intervening years"
middle - between an earlier and a later period of time; "in the middle years"; "in his middle thirties"
Translations

intervening

[ˌɪntəˈviːnɪŋ] ADJintermedio
in the intervening perioden el ínterin or interín
in the intervening yearsen el transcurso de esos años

intervening

adj period of time, spacedazwischenliegend; in the intervening weeksin den Wochen dazwischen, in den dazwischenliegenden Wochen; in the intervening periodin der Zwischenzeit
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According to my preceding study, I have found a kind of conceptual scheme working interveningly as a functional complement to the indefinite conception of individual rights in order to have Japanese perceive on all occasions definite patterns of behavior to be legally approved.