Intervening vs Intervention - What's the difference?

intervening | intervention |


As nouns the difference between intervening and intervention

is that intervening is intervention; mediation while intervention is the action of intervening; interfering in some course of events.

As a adjective intervening

is that intervenes or mediates.

As a verb intervening

is .

intervening

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • intervention; mediation
  • Adjective

    (head)
  • that intervenes or mediates
  • Verb

    (head)
  • Derived terms

    * intervening cause * intervening variable

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    intervention

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The action of intervening; interfering in some course of events.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=October 29 , author=Phil McNulty , title=Chelsea 3 - 5 Arsenal , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Fernando Torres was recalled in place of the suspended Didier Drogba and he was only denied a goal in the opening seconds by Laurent Koscielny's intervention - a moment that set the tone for game filled with attacking quality and littered with errors.}}
  • (US, legal) A legal motion through which a person or entity who has not been named as a party to a case seeks to have the court order that they be made a party.
  • An orchestrated attempt to convince somebody with an addiction or other psychological problem to seek professional help and/or change their behavior.
  • Derived terms

    * divine intervention * interventionism * macrointervention * microintervention