Basic Guidelines For English Spellings
1Extending or occurring between events.‘in the intervening years there were several unsuccessful attempts to renovate and reopen the building’
- ‘to occupy the intervening months she took a job in a hospital’
- ‘intervening events conspired with bureaucracy to delay the transfer’
- 1.1Situated between things.
- ‘they heard the sound of distant gunfire, muffled by the intervening trees’
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