Definitions of intervention

  1. the act of intervening (as to mediate a dispute) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a policy of intervening in the affairs of other countries Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. (law) a proceeding that permits a person to enter into a lawsuit already in progress; admission of person not an original party to the suit so that person can protect some right or interest that is allegedly affected by the proceedings; "the purpose of intervention is to prevent unnecessary duplication of lawsuits" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  4. The act of intervening; interposition. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Any interference that may affect the interests of others; especially, of one or more states with the affairs of another; mediation. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The act by which a third person, to protect his own interest, interposes and becomes a party to a suit pending between other parties. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. The act of coming between for any purpose; interference. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. Intervening: interference: mediation: interposition. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. Interposition; agency of persons; agency or instrumentality; mediation. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. Act of intervening; state of being or coming between; interposition. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11. n. Act of intervening ; Interposition; -agency between persons ; mediation; -interference ; act of one state meddling with the internal or domestic affairs of another ;—influence or agency of natural causes, as death, birth, &c. Cabinet Dictionary
  12. Agency between persons; agency between antecedents and consecutives; interposition, the state of being interposed. Complete Dictionary