intervene

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Verb[change]

Plain form
intervene

Third-person singular
intervenes

Past tense
intervened

Past participle
intervened

Present participle
intervening

  1. (transitive & intransitive) When you intervene, you come between things or persons.
    The road intervenes between the two districts.
  2. (intransitive) When you intervene, you get involved in a quarrel or fight to stop or resolve it.
    The mother intervened in her children's quarrel in order to stop them from arguing.

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