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adjective involved pronunciation in American English /ɪnˈvɑlvd/

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  1. 1
    affected by or included in an activity, event, or situation
    involved in:

    They became involved in a lengthy dispute.

    We were prepared to accept the risks involved in escaping.

  2. 2
    someone who is involved in something takes part in it

    The project has been a great success and I would like to thank all those involved.

    involved in:

    We were involved in the negotiations up until the last minute.

    be/become/get involved:

    We want all departments to be involved.

    1. a.
      connected with something
      involved with:

      He denied that he was involved with organized crime.

  3. 3
    complicated and difficult to understand

    She gave a long, involved explanation that no one could follow.

  4. 4
    if you are involved with someone, you have a sexual or emotional relationship with them
    involved with:

    He's not the kind of guy you want to get involved with.


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