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intervenor

or in·ter·ven·er

[ in-ter-vee-ner ]

noun

  1. a person who intervenes, especially in a lawsuit.


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Other Words From

  • nonin·ter·vener noun
  • nonin·ter·venor noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of intervenor1

First recorded in 1615–25; intervene + -or 2

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Example Sentences

The other $120,000 goes to the American Civil Liberties Union in attorney fees for acting as intervenor in the case.

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