• (GA) IPA: /ɪntɚˈvɛnʃən/
  • (RP) IPA: /ɪntəˈvɛnʃən/


  1. The action of intervening; interfering in some course of events.
  2. (US, legal) A legal motion through which a person or entity who has not been named as a party to a case seeks to have the court order that they be made a party.
  3. An orchestrated attempt to convince somebody with an addiction or other psychological problem to seek professional help and/or change their behavior.
  4. (medicine) An action taken or procedure performed; an operation.
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