[in-ter-ven-shuh n] /ˌɪn tərˈvɛn ʃən/
the act or fact of .
interposition or interference of one state in the affairs of another.
the act of intervening
any interference in the affairs of others, esp by one state in the affairs of another
(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
(commerce) the action of the EU in buying up surplus produce when the market price drops to a certain value
early 15c., “intercession, intercessory prayer,” from Middle French intervention or directly from Late Latin interventionem (nominative interventio) “an interposing,” noun of action from past participle stem of Latin intervenire “to come between, interrupt,” from inter- “between” (see inter-) + venire “come” (see venue).
intervention in·ter·ven·tion (ĭn’tər-věn’shən)
Interference so as to modify a process or situation.
in’ter·vene’ (ĭn’tər-vēn’) v.
[in-ter-ven-shuh-niz-uh m] /ˌɪn tərˈvɛn ʃəˌnɪz əm/ noun 1. the policy or doctrine of intervening, especially government interference in the affairs of another state or in domestic economic affairs. n. 1923, from intervention + -ism. Interventionist, as a noun, is recorded from 1839.
[in-ter-ven-shuh-niz-uh m] /ˌɪn tərˈvɛn ʃəˌnɪz əm/ noun 1. the policy or doctrine of intervening, especially government interference in the affairs of another state or in domestic economic affairs. /ˌɪntəˈvɛnʃənɪst/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or advocating intervention, esp in the affairs of a foreign country noun 2. an interventionist person or state n. 1923, from […]
- Intervention price
noun 1. (commerce) the price at which the EU intervenes to buy surplus produce
- Interventricular foramen
interventricular foramen in·ter·ven·tric·u·lar foramen (ĭn’tər-věn-trĭk’yə-lər) n. The short, often slitlike passage that on both the left and the right sides connects the third ventricle in the diencephalon with the lateral ventricle in the cerebral hemisphere. Also called Monro’s foramen, porta.