in·​ter·​ve·​nor | \ ˌin-tər-ˈvē-nər How to pronounce intervenor (audio) , -ˌnȯr \
variants: or intervener \ ˌin-​tər-​ˈvē-​nər How to pronounce intervenor (audio) \

Definition of intervenor

: one who intervenes especially : one who intervenes as a third party in a legal proceeding

Examples of intervenor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The only pushback in the court hearing came from attorneys representing the recall’s proponents and Jenner, who joined the case as an intervenor. John Myers, Los Angeles Times, 12 July 2021 Federal attorneys on the other side will defend Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, the BLM and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and intervenor defendants that include the Alaska Oil and Gas Association. Alex Demarban, Anchorage Daily News, 3 Jan. 2021 The state of Indiana participated in the case as an intervenor, meaning it was granted the right to observe and submit legal documents in support of the plaintiffs. Johnny Magdaleno, The Indianapolis Star, 17 Nov. 2020 The School City of Hammond and Lake Ridge Schools filed the lawsuit last year and the West Lafayette Community School Corp. joined the suit as an intervenor. Carole Carlson,, 31 Aug. 2020 Attorneys for the intervenors argued that solar could be applied more broadly across Alabama Power’s system with or without battery storage. Dennis Pillion |, al, 16 Mar. 2020 Finally, the plan required the district to notify the intervenors in the case of plans for constructing schools and for adding capacity to existing schools. Cynthia Howell, Arkansas Online, 28 Dec. 2019 As an intervenor in the docket, the borough could challenge the final EIS or regulatory commission decision. Larry Persily, Anchorage Daily News, 8 Jan. 2020 Blue Origin, Northrop and ULA have all signed on as intervenors in SpaceX's contract protest, allowing them to participate in the legal proceedings. Jackie Wattles, CNN, 5 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of intervenor

1621, in the meaning defined above

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“Intervenor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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