Origin of intervention
Examples from the Web for intervention
But South Koreans have a troubled history with American intervention in Korean markets.
American intervention in Korea has frequently sparked protests, especially over film.
My family is ready to mount an intervention, and cancel my streaming accounts.
The second intervention was much more blatant and actually occurred in the middle of an election campaign.The Inside Story of U.S. Meddling in Israel’s Elections|Aaron David Miller|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was an intimate and somber plea, like a parent opening an intervention with a wayward child.
Soul rarely speaks to soul without the intervention of interpretative art.Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature|John Addington Symonds
It had never occurred to her that the lawyers would not "manage it" without her intervention.The Glimpses of the Moon|Edith Wharton
To supply vessels with crews without the intervention of any shipping-master should it become necessary.Lights and Shadows of New York Life|James D. McCabe
My preaching of the National Egyptian cause had been almost everywhere well received, and the talk of intervention had subsided.Secret History of the English Occupation of Egypt|Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
It is not the frequency of the intervention, but its purpose and consequences that make it socialistic.Contemporary Socialism|John Rae
British Dictionary definitions for intervention
Word Origin and History for intervention
early 15c., "intercession, intercessory prayer," from Middle French intervention or directly from Late Latin interventionem (nominative interventio) "an interposing," noun of action from past participle stem of Latin intervenire "to come between, interrupt," from inter- "between" (see inter-) + venire "come" (see venue).