Definition of involvement noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ɪnˈvɒlvmənt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈvɑːlvmənt//
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  1. 1  [uncountable] involvement (in/with something) the act of taking part in something synonym participation US 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 somebody that you are not married to He spoke openly about his involvement with the singer.
  4. Extra examples Employees are demanding greater involvement in decision-making. He encourages parental involvement in the running of school. He is serving a 15-year sentence for his alleged involvement in a plot to overthrow the government. He was found to have a deep involvement in drug dealing. Her husband’s involvement with another woman led to their divorce. Nurses usually try to avoid emotional involvement with patients. The US government has ruled out military involvement in the region. The project needs full involvement from all members of the group. The success of the venture may lead to involvement by other foreign companies. There is no evidence to suggest criminal involvement. When she was promoted, she missed the day-to-day involvement with customers. Winters denies any involvement in the robbery. the involvement of parents in their children’s education He denied any involvement in weapons production. The new album came out of her growing involvement with contemporary music.
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