Definition of "interventions" []

  • The act of intervening (noun)
  • Any interference in the affairs of others, esp by one state in the affairs of another (noun)
  • 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 (noun)
  • The action of the EU in buying up surplus produce when the market price drops to a certain value (noun)
  • Plural form of intervention. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "interventions" in a sentence
  • "Over the years, Francois has helped out with many "interventions," the code word for anesthetizing a gorilla because it has a life-threatening problem."
  • ""It's so easy just to buy what you call interventions - 'give me a new suit or tart me up, but what I want is an outcome'.""
  • "You are of course correct that the sophisticated argument in favor of certain interventions is not the same as the vulgar, of course."
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