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intervention

in·ter·ven·tion

intervention

 
 
pronunciation:
In tr ven shn
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of intervening.
He married her despite his parents' attempt at intervention.
definition 2: an intervening or interference by one nation in the affairs of another, as with military force.
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derivation: interventional (adj.)
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