HyperDic: intervention

English > 5 senses of the word intervention:
NOUNactintervention, intercessionthe act of intervening (as to mediate a dispute, etc.)
communicationintervention, interferencea policy of intervening in the affairs of other countries
actintervention, interpositionthe act or fact of interposing one thing between or among others
actintervention(law) a proceeding that permits a person to enter into a lawsuit already in progress
actintervention, treatmentcare provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)
intervention > pronunciation
Soundsih.nerveh'nchahn; ih.nterveh'nchahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > intervention: 5 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of intervening (as to mediate a dispute, etc.).
Example"it occurs without human intervention"
Synonymintercession
Narrowermediation, intermediationThe act of intervening for the purpose of bringing about a settlement
Broaderengagement, participation, involvement, involutionThe act of sharing in the activities of a group
Spanishintervención
Catalanintervenció
Verbsinterveneget involved, so as to alter or hinder an action, or through force or threat / threat of force
English > intervention: 5 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA policy of intervening in the affairs of other countries.
Synonyminterference
Broaderforeign policyA policy governing international relations / relations
Oppositenonintervention, noninterferenceA foreign policy of staying out of other countries' disputes
Spanishintervencionismo
English > intervention: 5 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act or fact of interposing one thing between or among others.
Synonyminterposition
Broaderplacement, location, locating, position, positioning, emplacementThe act of putting something in a certain place
Spanishinterposición
Catalaninterposició
English > intervention: 5 senses > noun 4, act
Meaning(law) a proceeding that permits a person to enter into a lawsuit already in progress; admission of person not an original party to the suit so that person can protect some right or interest that is allegedly affected by the proceedings.
Example"the purpose of intervention is to prevent unnecessary duplication of lawsuits"
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderproceeding, legal proceeding, proceedings(law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked
Spanishintervención
Catalanintervenció
English > intervention: 5 senses > noun 5, act
Meaningcare provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury).
Synonymtreatment
Partsremedy, curative, cure, therapeuticA medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve / relieve pain
Narroweracupressure, G-Jo, shiatsutreatment of symptoms by applying pressure with the fingers to specific pressure points on the body
acupuncture, stylostixistreatment of pain or disease by inserting the tips of needles at specific points on the skin
autogenic therapy, autogenic training, autogenicstraining patients in self-induced relaxation
chiropracticA method of treatment that manipulates body structures (especially the spine) to relieve low back pain or even headache or high blood pressure
detoxificationA treatment for addiction to drugs or alcohol intended to remove the physiological effects of the addictive substances
fomentationapplication of warm wet coverings to a part of the body to relieve pain and inflammation
hydropathy, hydrotherapyThe internal and external use of water in the treatment of disease
massagekneading and rubbing parts of the body to increase circulation and promote relaxation
medical care, medical aidprofessional treatment for illness or injury
modalityA method of therapy that involves physical or electrical therapeutic treatment
naprapathyA drugless method of treatment based on the belief that disease symptoms arise from problems with ligaments and connective tissues
naturopathyA method of treating disease using food and exercise and heat to assist the natural healing process
orthodontic treatmentdental treatment that corrects irregularities of the teeth or of the relation of the teeth to surrounding anatomy
orthopticstreatment of defects of binocular vision (such as strabismus and amblyopia) by nonsurgical measures (especially by exercises to strengthen the eye muscles)
osteoclasistreatment of a skeletal deformity by intentionally fracturing / fracturing a bone
osteopathytherapy based on the assumption that restoring health is best accomplished by manipulating the skeleton and muscles
rest-curerest as a medical treatment for stress or anxiety etc.
Broadercare, attention, aid, tendingThe work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
Spanishcura, terapia, tratamiento
Catalanintervenció, teràpia, tractament

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