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Definition of "intervening" []

  • Occurring, located, or present between other things (adjective)
  • Intervention; mediation (noun)

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  • That intervenes or mediates (adjective)
  • Present participle of intervene. (verb)

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Use "intervening" in a sentence
  • "Other gods are interesting and do allow for different kinds of dramatic conflict, and humour for that matter but discounting one almighty God on the grounds that he will ruin the story by intervening is based on erroneous thinking."
  • "If they did, the SCt might be less interested in intervening in midrange policy in the first place!"
  • "Of course it is the mother and the two lodgers who were responsible for the appalling crimes against this child - but what about those bit-part players who never even played their small part in intervening to improve and save a life?"