plural -s
: a person designated by a church to reconcile parties and unite them in the choice of officers
: a temporary administrator (as of a province in Central America or South America) in time of disturbance

Word History


Latin, from interventus (past participle of intervenire to intervene) + -or

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“Interventor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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