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intervene
as in:  in the intervening years


I knew her as a child and then saw her again in college. She had grown into a beautiful woman during the intervening years.
  passage of time — especially between two events
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intervention intervene intervening intervened intervenes
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  • I knew her as a child and then saw her again in college. She had grown into a beautiful woman during the intervening years.
  • Decades intervened before the story was written.
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Associated words [difficulty]:   intervene [1]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Human Behavior, History, Public Policy & Politics
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