intervention

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English[edit]

Wikipedia Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French intervention, from Latin interventiō

Noun[edit]

intervention (plural interventions)

  1. The action of intervening; interfering in some course of events.
    • 2011 October 29, Phil McNulty, “Chelsea 3 - 5 Arsenal”, BBC Sport:
      Fernando Torres was recalled in place of the suspended Didier Drogba and he was only denied a goal in the opening seconds by Laurent Koscielny's intervention - a moment that set the tone for game filled with attacking quality and littered with errors.
  2. (US, law) 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.
  3. An orchestrated attempt to convince somebody to seek professional help and/or change their bahaviour with an addiction or other psychological problem.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin interventiō, from interveniō (I intervene, come between).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /entərvənsjoːn/, [entˢɐvənˈɕoːˀn]

Noun[edit]

intervention c (singular definite interventionen, plural indefinite interventioner)

  1. intervention

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

intervention

  1. Genitive singular form of interventio.

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

intervention f (plural interventions)

  1. intervention