intervenir

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Borrowed from Latin intervenīre, present active infinitive of interveniō (intervene). Cf. also the archaic and dialectal form entrevenir, which may have been inherited.

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intervenir (first-person singular present intervinc, past participle intervingut)

  1. to intervene

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French intervenir (attested since 1475), borrowed from Latin intervenīre, present active infinitive of interveniō (intervene). Compare also Old French entrevenir, which may have been inherited or a composition with venir.

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  • IPA(key): /ɛ̃.tɛʁ.və.niʁ/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

intervenir

  1. to intervene
  2. to take part

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This is a verb in a group of -ir verbs. All verbs ending in -venir, such as convenir and devenir, are conjugated this way. Such verbs are the only verbs whose the past historic and subjunctive imperfect endings do not start in one of these thematic vowels (-a-, -i-, -u-).

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin intervenīre, present active infinitive of interveniō (intervene). Cf. also the archaic form entrevenir, which may have been inherited.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /inteɾbeˈniɾ/, [ĩn̪.t̪eɾ.β̞eˈniɾ]

Verb[edit]

intervenir (first-person singular present intervengo, first-person singular preterite intervine, past participle intervenido)

  1. to intervene
  2. to participate

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