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intervenient

[in-ter-veen-yuh nt]
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adjective
  1. intervening, as in place, time, order, or action.
  2. incidental; extraneous.
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noun
  1. a person who intervenes.
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Origin of intervenient

1595–1605; < Latin intervenient- (stem of interveniēns) coming between, present participle of intervenīre. See intervene, -ent
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