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One entry found for intervene.
Main Entry: in·ter·vene
Pronunciation: secondarystressint-schwar-primarystressvemacronn
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): -vened; -ven·ing
1 : to happen as an unrelated event <rain intervened and we canceled the game>
2 : to come between points of time or between events <barely one minute intervened between the two phone calls>
3 : to come between in order to stop, settle, or change <intervene to stop a fight>
4 : to be or lie between <intervening hills>
- in·ter·ven·tion /-primarystressven-chschwan/ noun

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