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Noun intervention has 3 senses
  1. intervention, intercession - the act of intervening (as to mediate a dispute)
    --1 is a kind of engagement, participation, involvement, involution
    --1 has particulars: mediation, intermediation
    Derived form: verb intervene1
  2. intervention, interference - a policy of intervening in the affairs of other countries
    --2 is a kind of foreign policy
    Antonyms: nonintervention, noninterference
  3. intervention - (law) a proceeding that permits a person to enter into a lawsuit already in progress; admission of person not an original party to the suit so that person can protect some right or interest that is allegedly affected by the proceedings; "the purpose of intervention is to prevent unnecessary duplication of lawsuits"
    --3 is a kind of
    proceeding, legal proceeding, proceedings
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