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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.
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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
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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.
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intervention

Action taken to divert a unit or force from its track, flight path, or mission.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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
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intervention

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

noun
The act or an instance of interfering or intruding:
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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
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intervention

[ˌɪntərˈvɛnʃən] nintervention f armed intervention
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intervention

nEingreifen nt, → Eingriff m, → Intervention f
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intervention

[ˌɪntəˈvɛnʃn] nintervento
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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).
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intervention

n intervención f; percutaneous coronary — (PCI) intervención coronaria percutánea (ICP)
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The research group will undertake research study related to current infection prevention and prepare intervention study. Education group will develop policy guidelines and their dissemination, along with Advocacy, Communication and Social Mobilization.
The 10-month intervention study involved 3,500 consenting mothers of infants aged between zero and two months with at least one mobile phone randomly selected from primary health centres in six geopolitical zones of Nigeria, including the Federal Capital Territory.
Craven, and their colleagues examined information on more than 10,000 participants in ACCORDION, which is an extension phase of the ACCORD trial, a multifactorial intervention study in people with type 2 diabetes at high risk for cardiovascular disease.
Chiu, M.D., from the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Conn., and colleagues conducted a pre-post intervention study to compare postprocedural prescribing patterns during the three months before and after lowering the default number of pills presented when prescribing opioids in an EMR system.
This was revealed in an intervention study conducted by Shirkat Gah and launched by the National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW) on Wednesday.
Intervention fidelity (also referred to as treatment or implementation fidelity in the literature) describes the degree to which an intervention study is carried out as planned.
Stanley began his work on tobacco in 1992 as field director and later project manager of the South Carolina American Stop Smoking Intervention Study for Cancer Prevention.
These were then randomly allocated to the intervention study arm (five sites per region) and non-intervention study arm (five sites per region).
The Insulin Resistance Intervention Study (IRIS) found that the diabetes drug pioglitazone (Actos) reduced the risk of fatal or nonfatal stroke and heart attack in patients with insulin resistance, but not in those with diabetes, after an ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack.
She referred to a controlled intervention study that randomized 43 male patients with acne aged 15-25 years to a low glycemic load diet, or to a carbohydrate dense control diet without regard to glycemic index for 12 weeks (Am J Clin Nutr.
The PANIC Study is an ongoing lifestyle intervention study at the Institute of Biomedicine of the University of Eastern Finland.

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