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intervene between (someone and someone else)

to intercede between someone and someone else. I decided to intervene between Ralph and his brother, who were arguing endlessly. There was no point in intervening between Bill and Bob.
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intervene in something

to get involved in something. I will have to intervene in this matter. It's getting out of hand. I want to intervene in this before it becomes a major problem.
See also: intervene

intervene with someone or something

to step into a matter concerning someone or something. Megan said she would intervene with the bank manager on our behalf. Do I need to intervene with this process?
See also: intervene
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2000), including several edited books dedicated to this topic (Leong, 1995; Walsh, Bingham, Brown, & Ward, 2001), have offered principles and culturally relevant strategies to inform career intervention practice and assessment with various racial/ethnic minority clients.
This recognition won't impress Nobel Prize judges, but it is interesting to ponder the fact that clinical staffings might one day come to be seen as merely a continuation of the formal intervention process--a grand unification theory, as it were.
Regardless of which intervention women received, those reporting perfect condom use and those who used a vaginal microbicide at least half of the time had reduced STD rates during the follow-up period (relative risks, 0.
Four studies provided strong evidence that the intervention changed microbial outcomes with low risk for alternative explanations, 8 studies provided less convincing evidence, and 4 studies provided no evidence.
By allowing schools to use up to 15% of their IDEA funds to help keep at-risk students out of the special education system, this new legislation has the potential to introduce a new era of special education: one based on collaboration, early identification, and individualized intervention.
Brief intervention does work in primary care settings for nondependent, unhealthy alcohol use.
They were randomized to receive a health booklet or, in the intervention group, a booklet and two 15-minute discussions about alcohol with a physician, plus a phone call from a nurse.
Strategies and sequences of crisis intervention are described.
This study examined the impact of Deaf Role Models on Early Intervention Programs.
The names of all freshmen were concealed throughout the project until the intervention phase, which Thompson developed with the Department of Academic Affairs.
A system of dual-key exchange rate intervention agreed to by the United States, Japan, and the eurozone should be adopted in response to this situation.
Each intervention includes an evaluation component that describes several different methods for assessing the interventionAEs impact.
To fill this gap, this study examines turnaround intervention models intended to rapidly improve student performance in chronically low-performing schools in the Chicago Public Schools district.
Single case studies are helpful in analyzing the details of implementation of an individualized intervention program.
Much of this is attributable to many of the gruesome civil wars featuring ethnic cleansing and genocide witnessed during the 1990s; events that warranted international intervention.