Definition of 'intervention'

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So early intervention may yet pay dividends. The Sun (2016)Opposition politicians have accused the government of seeking to camouflage a military intervention. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He really did need some divine intervention. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Their intervention comes at a critical time. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His intervention comes at the right time. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What is not in dispute is the benefit to the individual, and to society at large, of early intervention. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But this lifting did not feel like divine intervention, let alone a result of effort, but more like a natural process of revisiting and healing and recovering. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The survey in question was about medical interventions not educational ones. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Yet direct intervention is not required for mutual influence. Kovel, Joel Red Hunting in the Promised Land: Anticommunism and the Making of America (1994)Yet so far there is no evidence of an appetite for foreign intervention. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This sort of early intervention has shown very positive results. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This is precisely why international intervention was not only warranted but also necessary. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The arguments against military intervention are easy to predict. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Sounds like a bit of divine intervention to me. The Sun (2014)His reluctance to act comes after police interventions this spring ended in failure. Times, Sunday Times (2014)His one intervention helped to set up the first try. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There are many things said and written about the legality of intervention in foreign countries. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The key to effective treatment is early intervention. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He made clear that there was no prospect of international military intervention. Times, Sunday Times (2011)All are facts that may come in handy should direct intervention prove necessary. Christianity Today (2000)Such a huge country stood the risk of partition and foreign intervention. Brian Thompson DEVASTATING EDEN: The Search for Utopia in America (2004)Early diagnosis is of value only where earlier intervention improves outcome. Times, Sunday Times (2015)One prayer group offered its services to a force that requested divine intervention in capturing a persistent thief. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Currency intervention cannot be an acceptable policy for those without large fiscal deficits and unacceptable for those with them. Times, Sunday Times (2012)When the public is this opposed to military intervention a president would be criminally irresponsible if he committed military resources anyway. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Following my intervention, the bank did some proper searching. Times, Sunday Times (2009)One is set aside for currency interventions, another for loan investment. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His intervention comes amid a whispering campaign against the Chancellor in some circles of the party. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The professor's intervention is one of a growing number from weighty voices in the field. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Although the reaction of some was to say this was an intervention to keep their tax bills down, it was an important moment. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They are completely distorted by central bank interventions like QE. Times, Sunday Times (2013)

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Translations for 'intervention'

British English: intervention NOUN
Intervention is the act of intervening in a situation.
...the country's intervention in the internal affairs of many other countries.


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