Definitions of "intervene"
  1. The act of stepping in at a certain point in time or between events
  2. The act of inserting oneself into a situation to modify it or create an obstacle
  3. Joining a legal proceeding initiated by others to safeguard a perceived interest concerning the proceeding's focus
How to use "intervene" in a sentence
  1. The city council decided to intervene to halt the demolition of the historic building.
  2. When disagreements among the team grew intense, the supervisor chose to intervene.
  3. A local landowner chose to intervene in the court case to protect her interest in the disputed property.

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