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intervene

US [ˌɪntərˈvin]
UK [ˌɪntə(r)ˈviːn]
  • v.介入;干扰;出面;插嘴
  • Web干涉;干预;插入
Simple Present:intervenes  Present Participle:intervening  Past Tense:intervened  
intervene
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v.
1.
[i]
出面;介入to become involved in a situation in order to improve or help it
She might have been killed if the neighbours hadn't intervened.
要不是邻居介入,她可能会没命了。
The President intervened personally in the crisis.
总统亲自出面处理这场危机。
2.
[t][i]
(+ speech)
插嘴;打断(别人的话)to interrupt sb when they are speaking in order to say sth
‘But,’ she intervened, ‘what about the others?’
“但是,”她插嘴说,“其他的怎么办呢?”
3.
[i]
阻碍;阻挠;干扰to happen in a way that delays sth or prevents it from happening
They were planning to get married and then the war intervened.
他们正准备结婚,不巧却因爆发战事而受阻。
4.
[i]
介于…之间to exist between two events or places
I saw nothing of her during the years that intervened.
这期间的几年中我根本没有见过她。

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