Definition of interventor
1 : a person designated by a church to reconcile parties and unite them in the choice of officers
2 : a temporary administrator (as of a province in Central America or South America) in time of disturbance
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Origin and Etymology of interventor
Latin, from interventus (past participle of intervenire to intervene) + -or
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