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  • n. One who practices or defends interventionism.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In medicine, one who favors interfering with the course of a disease for therapeutic purposes under certain circumstances, as contrasted with one who under these circumstances would leave the patient to nature.


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  • To keep attention focused on the use of governmental power by economic actors for their ends, the term interventionist power may be used.


  • The second one, which I call the interventionist and harmonisation model, is characterised by enormous centralisation of decision-making in Brussels, by far-reaching regulation of human activities, by harmonisation of all kinds of “parameters” of political, economic and social systems, by standardisation and homogenization of human life.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • The very word and category, "interventionist," is still vexed by the older discussion of engaged art.

    Scrivener, Introduction

  • But the repeated failure of these short-term interventionist policies to deliver the promised economic benefits should make politicians think twice.

    Stimulus Has Been a Washington Job Killer

  • My second instance of the young Shelley's experiments in interventionist verse was begun in Keswick around the same time as "A Tale of Society As It Is," though it was revised and expanded during the following summer when the Shelley's were living at Lynmouth, near Barnstaple in Devon.

    Young Shelley

  • Watson was a founder member of Greenpeace but left because he wanted to be more "interventionist".

    Conservationists row over ship hit by Japanese whaling vessel

  • The Iranian Foreign Ministry, meanwhile, summoned the Swiss ambassador, who represents American interests in Tehran, to complain of 'interventionist' statements by American officials, state-run media reported. ...

    Iran Election Live-Blogging (Wednesday June 17)

  • So many wineries claim to be non-interventionist, meaning they strive to allow the natural "terroir" (or a sense of place) be the determining factor in the wine rather than what happens after the grapes are harvested.

    Spirits: Interventionist whiskey-making

  • There's a lot of talk in wine circles about "interventionist" versus "non-interventionist" winemaking techniques.

    Spirits: Interventionist whiskey-making

  • Whatever the ultimate outcome, I would say the evidence to date makes the kind of interventionist God envisioned by most theists seem very unlikely.

    An Argument from Realism Against Naturalism about Human Beings


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