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adjective as in intermediary

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Raffensperger requested state legislation that allows the state to intervene in counties that have systemic problems with election administration, including in counties that did not count all the votes that were cast.

Pauli’s father decided to intervene, suggesting that he seek out Carl Jung for therapy.

“There’s no doubt that had we not intervened and destroyed this nest, we would be starting with that number of 200,” he said during the news conference this week.

Other times, it offers them the chance to intervene when they don’t like what they’re seeing.

That means Raffensperger could well be in office during a loss of historic proportions for his own party — and, as a result, endure weeks of increasingly intense pressure to somehow intervene.

Yet their work lives on, and hardly seems to have lost any of its vitality during the intervening years.

Israelis have been intervening in American politics for years.

On November 24, 1986, the NSPG met from 2:00 until 3:45 in the afternoon to discuss developments in the intervening two weeks.

Eventually, the U.S. pulled back from intervening in Syria—well, at least for a year or so.

I suppose in the intervening years I always assumed someone else would make a film about him.

Not much use as the high crests hid the intervening hinterland from view, even from the crow's nests.

If not, he must carefully study the intervening pages with painstaking—for when once learned, no further difficulty can arise.

This has held true ever since, and completely exemplifies all the intervening operations of Mr O'Connell.

The tower, rising high above shrubs and intervening rocks, rendered a guide unnecessary.

In the intervening distance is Caryanda165 a harbour, and an island of the same name, occupied by Caryandians.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to intervening, such as: null, intermediate, middle, and sandwiched.

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