Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To thwart; to obstruct.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To thwart; to obstruct.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To obstruct; thwart.

Etymologies

See intervene. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Yet, farm subsidies is government intervent on behalf of farming interest.

    Poll: Obama drops on health care

  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: I warmly welcome the Americans and the westerners to come on Somalia and to intervent.

    CNN Transcript Jan 15, 2002

  • That law stated that the constitution of the Cuba must have an appendix under which the United States would be granted the right to intervent in Cuba's political affairs and, furthermore, to lease certain parts of Cuba for naval bases or coal supply station.

    CASTRO DENOUNCES IMPERIALISM AND COLONIALIS AT

  • The combinatio­n that prompts "intervent ­ion" aka as bombing for "humanity"­ is when a dictator does not have good relations with the west AND has oil.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • David Arquette appeared on The Oprah Show Thursday to talk candidly about everything from his struggles with sobriety after a lifetime of substance abuse to his recent partying spree and the intervent...

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Nistiednek tidhol fis-sit eletroniku www. 090509.org u aghti l-intervent tieghek.

    timesofmalta.com

  • Mike wrote: Increased premiums are due to government intervent …

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • As Sen. Chuck Schumer and others have told the tale, Bernanke told the leaders of the House and Senate, basically, that the arteries of the nation's economy are clogged and if the government doesn't intervent the economy will suffer a "heart attack. ''

    The Swamp

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