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Involvement and participation - thesaurus

Synonyms

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

formal 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

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actor

noun

a person or organization that takes part in a situation or process

complicity

noun

the fact that someone is involved in or knows about something bad that happens

end

noun

informal the part that you have in an activity or situation

entanglement

noun

the process of becoming entangled in something

inclusivity

noun

a policy or practice that deliberately attempts to involve all types of people

participant

noun

someone who takes part in something

penetration

noun

the act of getting into a place or group

re-entry

noun

a situation in which someone returns to something such as a place or activity

retreat

noun

an attempt to avoid a dangerous, unpleasant, or embarrassing situation, especially by moving away from it

the sidelines

noun

a situation in which you watch something that is happening but are not involved in it or cannot influence it

vested interests

noun

people or organizations that have a vested interest in something

withdrawal

noun

the act of no longer being involved in something

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