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Definition of Intervention

Intervention

  1. The act of intervening; interposition.
  2. Any interference that may affect the interests of others; especially, of one or more states with the affairs of another; mediation.
  3. The act by which a third person, to protect his own interest, interposes and becomes a party to a suit pending between other parties.

Intervention Quotations

I think no one knows what humanitarian intervention means. If I were a person who was non-American, I would think humanitarian intervention is just another name for United States imperialism.
Stanley Hauerwas

What if the Soviet intervention was a blessing in disguise? It saved the myth that if the Soviets were not to intervene, there would have been some flowering authentic democratic socialism and so on. I'm a little bit more of a pessimist there. I think that the Soviets - it's a very sad lesson - by their intervention, saved the myth.
Slavoj Zizek

The question is not whether Tibet should be independent but the extent of the autonomy that it is allowed. Tibet has been firmly ensconced as part of the Chinese empire since the Qing dynasty's military intervention in Tibet in the early 18th century.
Martin Jacques

A treatment method or an educational method that will work for one child may not work for another child. The one common denominator for all of the young children is that early intervention does work, and it seems to improve the prognosis.
Temple Grandin

We need to accept the seemingly obvious fact that a toxic environment can make people sick and that no amount of medical intervention can protect us. The health care community must become a powerful political lobby for environmental policy and legislation.
Andrew Weil
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Intervention Translations

intervention in French is intervention, anticipation
intervention in German is Eingriff
intervention in Italian is intervento
intervention in Norwegian is intervensjon
intervention in Swedish is ingripande
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