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or intervener

[in-ter-vee-ner] /ˌɪn tərˈvi nər/
a person who intervenes, especially in a lawsuit.
Origin of intervenor
First recorded in 1615-25; intervene + -or2
Related forms
nonintervener, noun
nonintervenor, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Let it be understood that the intervener did not present the aspect of a hero.

    The Dop Doctor

    Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  • Nor is the intervener, when it comes to the point, sanguine.

    Zuleika Dobson Max Beerbohm
  • A struggle ensued which ended in the intervener being flung with such violence on the kerb stone that he was temporarily stunned.

    Mrs. Warren's Daughter Sir Harry Johnston
  • Consultation is only agreed to on conditions which must defeat its object, and terms are arranged with the intervener.

  • Immelan took no notice of the intervener, except that for a single moment the muzzle yawned in the latter's face.

    The Great Prince Shan

    E. Phillips Oppenheim

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