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  Definition of intervene
  1. occur between other event or between certain points of time; "the war intervened between the birth of her two children"
  2. get involved, so as to alter or hinder an action, or through force or threat of force; "Why did the U.S. not intervene earlier in WW II?"
  3. be placed or located between other things or extend between spaces and events; "This interludes intervenes between the two movements"; "Eight days intervened"
Similar Words: step in, interfere, interpose

 

Hyponyms: poke into, intrude into, meddle with, horn in, meddle, tamper, interlope

 

Derivational Morphology: intervention, interference, intervenor, intercession

 

Anagrams: retentive

 

 
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