Definition of Intervenor in English :

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Intervenor meaning in English

Meaning of Intervenor in English

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Intervenor pronunciation in English

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1. intervenor

(law) a party who interposes in a pending proceeding

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verb (intransitive)
1. (often foll by in)
to take a decisive or intrusive role (in) in order to modify or determine events or their outcome
2. (foll by in or between)
to come or be (among or between)
(of a period of time) to occur between events or points in time
(of an event) to disturb or hinder a course of action
5. economics
to take action to affect the market forces of an economy, esp to maintain the stability of a currency
6. law
to interpose and become a party to a legal action between others, esp in order to protect one's interests

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verb intransitiveWord forms: ˌinterˈvened or ˌinterˈvening
to come, be, or lie between
to take place between two events, points of time, etc.
to come or be in between as something unnecessary or irrelevant
to come between as an influence, as in order to modify, settle, or hinder some action, argument, etc.
5.  Law
to come in as a third party to a suit, to protect one's own interests

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intr.v. in·ter·vened, in·ter·ven·ing, in·ter·venes
a. To involve oneself in a situation so as to alter or hinder an action or development: "Every gardener faces choices about how and how much to intervene in nature's processes" (Dora Galitzki).
b. To interfere, usually through force or threat of force, in the affairs of another nation.
c. Law To enter into a lawsuit as a third party to assert a claim against one or both of the existing parties.
2. To come, appear, or lie between two things: You can't see the lake from there because the house intervenes.
3. To come or occur between two periods or points of time: A year intervened between the two dynasties.
4. To occur as an extraneous or unplanned circumstance: He would have his degree by now if his laziness hadn't intervened.

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