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intervene

verb [I]
 
 
/ˌɪntəˈviːn/
BECOME INVOLVED to become involved in a situation in order to try to stop a fight, argument, problem, etc
araya girmek, müdahale etmek, karışmak
Government officials refused to intervene in the recent disputes. [+ to do sth] Harris intervened to stop the attack.Taking part and getting involvedGetting involved for one's own benefit or against others' willDebate and discussion
INTERRUPT to interrupt someone who is talking
sözünü kesmek, lafa karışmak
"Mr Lawrence," the judge intervened, "please be silent."Interrupting and preventing from speaking
PREVENT If something intervenes, it stops something or prevents it from happening.
durdurmak, kesmek, engellemek, araya girmek
She was going to marry Barratt but tragedy intervened.Preventing and impedingLimiting and restricting
(Definition of intervene from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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