Noun Definition


1.Definition: (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"

Category: General

2.Definition: a policy of intervening in the affairs of other countries

Related Noun(s):interference

Category: General

3.Definition: care provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)

Related Noun(s):treatment

Category: General

4.Definition: the act of intervening (as to mediate a dispute, etc.)

"It occurs without human intervention"

Related Noun(s):intercession

Category: General

5.Definition: the act or fact of interposing one thing between or among others

Related Noun(s):interposition

Category: General