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 Meanings and Examples of INTERVENTION
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 n.  interference; interfering in some course of events
Classic Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  Ethan was aware that, in regard to the important question of surgical intervention, the female opinion of the neighbourhood was divided, some glorying in the prestige conferred by operations while others shunned them as indelicate.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In VII
2  For a moment her imagination flamed at the thought of being made a widow by the kindly intervention of the Yankee government.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIII
3  It now seemed very natural that she had said Yes--almost as if by divine intervention, a hand stronger than hers was about her affairs, settling her problems for her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLVII
4  Finances at the red-brick house would have been in a deplorable state, but for Uncle Henry's intervention, and it humiliated Pitty to take money from him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LV
5  It was the "simple country wedding" to which guests are convoyed in special trains, and from which the hordes of the uninvited have to be fended off by the intervention of the police.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
6  After all, then, she had come only to ask Miss Bart to find a place for her husband; or, more probably, to seek the young lady's intervention with Mrs. Peniston.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
7  There are thousands of such cases throughout the South, with the difference that the Southern white men in insatiate fury wreak their vengeance without intervention of law upon the Afro-Americans who consort with their women.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Context  Highlight   In III
8  he said to Prince Andrew, seizing him by the arm, "I believe that intervention will be stronger than nonintervention."
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XI
9  Princess Mary asked Mademoiselle Bourienne's pardon, and also her father's pardon for herself and for Philip the footman, who had begged for her intervention.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER II
10  Nicholas' letter in which he mentioned Princess Mary had elicited, in her presence, joyous comments from the countess, who saw an intervention of Providence in this meeting of the princess and Nicholas.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XII
11  At first her intervention in the business of packing was received skeptically.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XIV
12  Without admitting divine intervention in the affairs of humanity we cannot regard "power" as the cause of events.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER V
13  Marius decided that in a few seconds more the moment for intervention would arrive, and he raised his right hand towards the ceiling, in the direction of the corridor, in readiness to discharge his pistol.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XX—THE TRAP
14  And she told herself that an intervention of the angels, a celestial chance, had given him back to her.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
15  No," returned she, "but I feel some emotion on seeing, for the first time, the man without whose intervention we should have been in tears and desolation.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 41. The Presentation.
Example Sentence:
1  Military intervention will only aggravate the conflict even further.
2  The development programme has been halted in its tracks by this intervention.
3  If satisfied they indicate that an appropriate level of concern exists to justify legal intervention but an order will not automatically follow.
4  But in order to maintain a credible threat of intervention, we have to maintain a credible alliance.
5  The border dispute was used as a pretext for military intervention.
6  Only the intervention of powerful friends obtained her release.
7  Greater government intervention in businesses would represent a step backwards.
8  That does not require "massive" military intervention, as some have mischievously claimed.
9  Social work intervention concentrated on planning for children in care, and resource finding focusing on families and not institutions.
10  The Council decided to allow these nations to view the documents that could dictate the course of military intervention against Iraq.
11  Military intervention is highly undesirable at this country.
12  The intervention by Thailand's revered monarch two weeks ago is more likely to have influenced their verdict.
13  The family physician often provides the first and only medical intervention for fingertip injuries.
14  Our study shows that the pregnancy prevention programme delivered in Western Australia, which involves an infant simulator, does not reduce the risk of pregnancy. In fact, the risk of pregnancy is actually increased compared to girls who didn't take part in the intervention.