interventor

noun
in·​ter·​ven·​tor | \-ˈventə(r)\
plural -s

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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History and Etymology for interventor

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

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