in·​ter·​ve·​nor ˌin-tər-ˈvē-nər How to pronounce intervenor (audio)
variants or intervener
: 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 employee was named as an intervenor plaintiff in the case and was represented by attorney Todd Shea Jr. What happened in the state case? Julia Marnin, Sacramento Bee, 13 May 2024 After that, the utility and intervenors in the case like WIEG and CUB will work with the PSC to better understand the rate case and weigh in on it. Karl Ebert, Journal Sentinel, 12 Apr. 2024 The fees cover monitoring of desegregation efforts that is done by attorneys for the intervenors. Cynthia Howell,, 18 Feb. 2024 WildEarth Guardians and Winter Wildlands Alliance, two conservation groups that signed on to the lawsuit as defendant intervenors alongside the Forest Service, said in a statement that they’re disappointed with Nye’s decision to revert to the 2017 closure. Nicole Blanchard, Idaho Statesman, 31 Jan. 2024 Although intervention has never been challenged before, the court pointed to intervenors in other public records cases, including one who testified before the Tennessee Supreme Court. Travis Loller The Associated Press,, 2 Dec. 2023 Outside the courtroom, though, intervenors are sometimes less discreet. Eli Hager, ProPublica, 16 Oct. 2023 The statute does not mention intervenors, and attorneys for the groups seeking the records argue that intervenors should not be allowed. Travis Loller The Associated Press,, 2 Dec. 2023 The intervenors should keep him permanently, Baird concluded. Eli Hager, ProPublica, 16 Oct. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1621, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of intervenor was in 1621

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“Intervenor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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