interventional

intervention

[in-ter-ven-shuhn]
noun
1.
the act or fact of intervening.
2.
interposition or interference of one state in the affairs of another.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin interventiōn- (stem of interventiō) a coming between. See intervene, -tion

interventional, interventionary, adjective
prointervention, adjective
reintervention, noun
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intervention (ˌɪntəˈvɛnʃən)
 
n
1.  the act of intervening
2.  any interference in the affairs of others, esp by one state in the affairs of another
3.  economics 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
4.  commerce the action of the EU in buying up surplus produce when the market price drops to a certain value
 
inter'ventional
 
adj

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intervention
early 15c., from L.L. interventionem (nom. interventio) "an interposing," noun of action from pp. stem of L. intervenire "to come between, interrupt," from inter- "between" + venire "come" (see venue).
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intervention in·ter·ven·tion (ĭn'tər-věn'shən)
n.
Interference so as to modify a process or situation.


in'ter·vene' (ĭn'tər-vēn') v.
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