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intervention

Pronunciation: /ˌɪntərˈventʃən; ˌɪntəˈvenʃən/

Translation of intervention in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (interference) intervención (feminine) armed/military intervention intervención armada/militar 1.2 uncountable/no numerable [Economics/Economía] intervención (feminine) (before noun/delante del nombre) intervention price (in the EU) precio (masculine) de intervención, precio (masculine) mínimo garantizado
    Example sentences
    • The result is one of the simplest artistic interventions I have ever seen and one of the most unforgettable.
    • However, these incentives are often distorted by interventions in the market.
    • Many have raised several matters that Ann's kindly interventions have resolved.
    1.3 countable/numerable (in debate, discussion) intervención (feminine)

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