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Definition of "intervention" []

  • The action of intervening; interfering in some course of events. (noun)
  • A legal motion through which a person or entity who has not been named as a party to a case seeks to have the court order that they be made a party. (noun)
  • An orchestrated attempt to convince somebody to seek professional help with an addiction or other psychological problem. (noun)

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Use "intervention" in a sentence
  • "SOITM believes that the Turkish possible interference against PKK in Iraq is intervention and not invasion, therefore, the term ´intervention´ is used instead of ´invasion´ in the SOITM presentation."
  • ""I wish I had intervened," he said, "but I didn't even know the word intervention at the time.""
  • "I think the term intervention is employed when a group of concerned friends seek to help addicted people."