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- 1. intervene, step in, interfere, interpose, interact
- usage: get involved, so as to alter or hinder an action, or through force or threat of force; "Why did the U.S. not intervene earlier in WW II?"
- 2. intervene, lie
- usage: be placed or located between other things or extend between spaces and events; "This interludes intervenes between the two movements"; "Eight days intervened"
- 3. intervene, happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place
- usage: occur between other event or between certain points of time; "the war intervened between the birth of her two children"
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