What does intervening mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. interveningadjective

    occurring or falling between events or points in time

    "so much had happened during the intervening years"


  1. interveningnoun

    intervention; mediation

  2. interveningadjective

    that intervenes or mediates


  1. intervening

    Intervening refers to the act of coming or occurring between two events, stages, or points in time, often with the purpose of influencing, modifying, or preventing a particular outcome. This might involve stepping into a situation to resolve a conflict, taking action to prevent a potentially harmful event, or potentially inserting an element in an experiment to measure its effect. In essence, intervening involves becoming a participant in a situation rather than remaining a passive observer.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Intervening

    of Intervene

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of intervening in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of intervening in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of intervening in a Sentence

  1. Alexander Acosta:

    Absolutely not, this is a matter that has been reviewed by Department of Justice leadership. This is a matter that has been defended by the Department of Justice over the intervening 12 years across five attorneys general and multiple administrations.

  2. John Cornyn:

    At different times, the President has expressed different views, i wouldn't get too distracted by an intervening tweet.

  3. Matt McRae:

    It was a lot of big words. It was hard to follow, they( the defense and intervening attorneys) care more about their business than they do about the future of our generation.

  4. Siddhartha Dhar:

    I don't want to see another James Foley or Steven Sotloff or David Haines but unfortunately the way the West and the Europeans are going about things in terms of their policies with air strikes and intervening in the caliphate, sadly I can't see an end to this.

  5. Thomas Molinaro:

    There’s always concern when we’re intervening at this level. But the great majority of data suggest that ICSI is a very safe procedure.

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    being essentially equal to something
    A ultimo
    B tacky
    C elusive
    D equivalent

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