Example sentences for: intervenes

How can you use “intervenes” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The anchor for this new conception of government—a government that intervenes in private choices in order to protect individuals from exploitation—lies in the Thirteenth Amendment.

  • Under the present system, government intervenes in the market to protect a class of people defined to some extent by long-term residency, but to an even larger extent by luck.

  • Unless Britain's home secretary intervenes or Pinochet persuades the British courts to block the extradition on other grounds, Pinochet will be packed off to Spain.

  • Some right-wing Knesset members have called for an end to the airstrikes: If the West intervenes on behalf of an independence-seeking ethnic minority in Kosovo, one asked, "couldn't it happen here, too, in a different variation today or tomorrow?"

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