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intervene

verb [I]
 
 
/ˌɪntəˈviːn/
to become involved in a difficult situation in order to improve it or prevent it from getting worse: intervene in sth The Central Bank intervened in the currency markets today to try to stabilize the exchange rate. The company has resolved the issue, and there is no need for the courts to intervene.
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