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See intervene.


intervent (third-person singular simple present intervents, present participle interventing, simple past and past participle intervented)

  1. (obsolete) To thwart; to obstruct.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for intervent in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)