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intervenor

or in·ter·ven·er

[in-ter-vee-ner]
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noun
  1. a person who intervenes, especially in a lawsuit.

Origin of intervenor

First recorded in 1615–25; intervene + -or2
Related formsnon·in·ter·ven·er, nounnon·in·ter·ve·nor, noun
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Examples from the Web for intervener

Historical Examples

  • 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