/ 9IntE5vi:n; 9IntL`vin/ v (fml 文)
[I] (of time) come or be between (指时间)进入, 介入, 在其间: during the years that intervened 这期间的若干年里.
[I] (of events, circumstances) happen in such a way as to hinder or prevent sth from being done (指事情﹑ 情形)发生(以致阻碍某事): I will come if nothing intervenes. 假若没有别的事, 我一定来. * We should have finished harvesting, but a storm intervened. 我们本可以收割完, 但却遇上了暴风雨.
[I, Ipr] ~ (in sth/between A and B) (of people) interfere so as to prevent sth happening or to change the result (指人)干涉, 干预, 调停, 调解, 斡旋: When rioting broke out, the police were obliged to intervene. 暴乱发生时, 警察有责任干预. * intervene in a dispute, quarrel, etc 调解纠纷﹑ 争吵等 * intervene between two people who are quarrelling 在吵架的两人间作调解 * I intervened on her behalf to try and get the decision changed. 我为她力争以求改变决定.
> intervening adj coming between 发生於其间的: When she came back, she found that much had changed in the intervening years. 她回来後发现这几年有了很大的变化.
intervention / 9IntE5venFn; 9IntL`vZnFEn/ n ~ (in sth) [C, U] (instance of) interfering or becoming involved, eg to prevent sth happening 干涉, 干预, 介入(如阻止某事发生): armed intervention by one country in the affairs of another 一国对另一国内政的武力干涉 * He had been saved from death as if by divine intervention, ie as though God had taken action to save him. 他得以死里逃生似有神助. interventionist / -FEnIst; -FEnIst/ n person in favour of intervening in the affairs of other countries 干涉主义者; 主张干预的人: [attrib 作定语] interventionist policies 干涉主义政策.