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- n. intervention; mediation
- adj. that intervenes or mediates
- v. Present participle of intervene.
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- adj. occurring or falling between events or points in time
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Other gods are interesting and do allow for different kinds of dramatic conflict, and humour for that matter but discounting one almighty God on the grounds that he will ruin the story by intervening is based on erroneous thinking.
If they did, the SCt might be less interested in intervening in midrange policy in the first place!
Of course it is the mother and the two lodgers who were responsible for the appalling crimes against this child - but what about those bit-part players who never even played their small part in intervening to improve and save a life?
The judge said he would instruct jurors that Murray still would be responsible for Jackson's death if it was foreseeable that the singer could have injected himself with propofol -- an action that was called an "intervening cause" in court.
They allow rapes to happen out of their own enjoyment of a prisoner’s suffering; because they’ve been paid off; or because intervening is toohard.
Hence the euro zone will have an excuse for not intervening, which is exactly what German Chancellor Angela Merkel had intended.
Noda's stepped-up warnings reveal how serious Japan's currency officials have become about the idea of intervening to cap the yen.
“Young women, in particular, are enthusiastic about the idea of intervening in pregnancy to break the cycle of diabetes,” he says.
Hinz recalls intervening, placing his 6-foot-6 frame between the senator-elect and the young volunteer.
Let him speak, she advised Mary, to whom the idea of intervening had not previously occurred.