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Involvement and participation

involvement

noun

the act of taking part in an activity, event, or situation

participation

noun

the process of taking part in something

intervention

noun

a situation in which someone becomes involved in a particular issue, problem etc in order to influence what happens

stake

noun

the degree to which you are involved in something and want it to succeed

entry

noun

the process of becoming involved in a situation

part

noun

the way in which someone is involved in an activity or event and the effect they have on what happens

engagement

noun

the feeling of being involved in a particular activity

interference

noun

the process of deliberately becoming involved in a situation and trying to influence the way that it develops, although you have no right to do this

intrusion

noun

the act of becoming involved in something in a way that is not welcome

exclusion

noun

a situation in which someone is deliberately prevented from being involved in an activity or from entering a place

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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to gossip or share personal information with someone …

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