intervention


intervention
intervention in‧ter‧ven‧tion [ˌɪntəˈvenʆn ǁ -tər-] noun [countable, uncountable]
the act of becoming involved in a situation in order to help deal with a problem:

• His financial intervention saved the firm from liquidation.

intervention in

• the degree of government intervention in the economy

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   Trading by a central bank in the open market in order to influence exchange rates or stabilize market conditions.

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intervention UK US /ˌɪntəˈvenʃən/ noun [C or U]
involvement in a difficult situation in order to improve it or prevent it from getting worse, or an occasion when this is done: intervention in sth »

Any intervention in the currency markets has to be followed by a tightening of monetary policy.

government/regulatory/state intervention »

This comprehensive program is aimed at reducing state intervention in the economy.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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