American English

Definition of involvement noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[uncountable] involvement (in/with something) the act of taking part in something synonym participation AWL Collocationsinvolveinvolve verbactively, directly typically, usually necessarilyThe plots usually involve a virtuous hero who triumphs over evil. In the context of climate change, many potential risks necessarily involve intervention by the state.involved adjectiveactively, directly deeply, heavilyNumerous researchers are actively involved in water table management research. Already heavily involved in the church, Baptist women heightened that involvement for the duration of the war.~ inThe step-by-step activities involved in the process are detailed in this article.involvement nounthe act of taking part in somethingactive, directThe matter of a national bank system drew some direct involvement from President Lincoln.~ in ~ withIn the study, two questions inquired about adolescents' involvement in competitive sports. The survey showed that producers in North Carolina had the lowest involvement with livestock. U.S. involvement in European wars
  2. 2[uncountable, countable] involvement (in/with something) the act of giving a lot of time and attention to something you care about her growing involvement with contemporary music
  3. 3[countable, uncountable] involvement (with somebody) a romantic or sexual relationship with someone that you are not married to He spoke openly about his involvement with the actress.
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