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[in-ter-ven-shuh-niz-uh m] /ˌɪn tərˈvɛn ʃəˌnɪz əm/

the policy or doctrine of intervening, especially government interference in the affairs of another state or in domestic economic affairs.
of, relating to, or advocating intervention, esp in the affairs of a foreign country
an interventionist person or state

1923, from intervention + -ism. Interventionist, as a noun, is recorded from 1839.


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