intervening : Definition, Usages, News and More

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in ter vee ning

  • v  get involved, so as to alter or hinder an action, or through force or threat of force
  • v  be placed or located between other things or extend between spaces and events
  • v  occur between other event or between certain points of time
  • s  occurring or falling between events or points in time
    so much had happened during the intervening years

  • In the intervening decade, brain surgery advanced dramatically, enabling doctors to refine their operating techniques enormously with the aid of more sophisticated medical .
  • Luckily, in the intervening years Frankel has paid little attention to that bit of follow-the-leader advice.
  • In the intervening 112 years, the coveted awards have been rectangular, ridged, doughnut-like, gilded and--for the 1972 Sapporo Winter Games--shaped like an amorphous blob.
News & Articles

  • Rethinking Civilian Stabilization and Reconstruction
    Syria and Mali are not the first foreign conflicts the United States has tried to avoid intervening in militarily. Nor will they be the last. Despite common beliefs, U.S. leaders rarely use military power to respond to foreign crises. When they do, it's only after exhausting civilian options. read more
    June 28, 2013 - Center for Strategic and International Studies

  • John Kerry in International Herald Tribune
    It changed the entire dynamic of the last five days,Kerry said this week of the bin Laden tape. "We saw it in the polling. There was no other intervening event. We saw the polls freeze and then we saw them drop a point, because all the...
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton in
    Obviously, the economy is the No. 1 issue in the country, and it's unbelievably important here in Ohio,said Clinton. "I think, absent any intervening circumstances, the economy will be the domestic driver with all the related issues like...
  • Barack Obama in
    On Monday, in Mexico, President Obama said that "the same critics who say that the United States has not intervened enough in Honduras are the same people who say that we're always intervening and the Yankees need to get out of Latin America,"...

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