Definition of 'involved'
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A divorce in which parents become involved can be more expensive and stressful. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was then appointed senior scientific officer in the civil service, which involved spending a lot of time at sea. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As a result, she has become an involved driving companion, not a bored passenger. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Reliable data on corruption is necessarily scarce because those involved are often adept at hiding it. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Would all these people get involved if they really thought it was that cruel? The Sun (2012)Her memorable series on homeless women involved spending many nights on the streets with them. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The only accidents considered were those which involved lost work time. A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsMake sure any person you get involved with knows that right from the beginning. Christianity Today (2000)Those involved have defrauded people in all walks of life. The Sun (2009)Each person involved has some small kind of power. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The willingness of people to get involved so quickly was fantastic. The Sun (2008)The way to convince your fiancée to be with you is to show what an involved and confident dad you are. The Sun (2013) Another involved 1million used to buy antique fireplaces. The Sun (2012)This involved much negotiation with the Americans over war debt. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It may work if you become an involved partner and dad, and end the affair. The Sun (2012)Entertainment was all firmly based around the outdoors, and often involved foraging for food. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In my case last year, this involved many phone calls and letters. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Horrible programme, horrible jokes and the smug look on the faces of all involved makes me so cross. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Many of these jobs were unsafe or involved working in unhealthy environments, such as textile factories and coal mines. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)And rightly so: there is always a presumption that the senior person involved has exerted improper pressure on the other. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Because of the vast distances involved, many stars have winked out of existence by the time their light reaches our eyes. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Everyone, from lorry drivers to local officials, appears to have become involved. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The way in which sponsors were chosen, he says, was rigorously fair and involved much consultation. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is easy to forget that, for most of those involved, so much of what had happened there was parochial. Dusty Warriors: Modern Soldiers at War (2006)To me, he was the most involved artist I worked with on the album. The Sun (2010)I got a lot more involved than I should have. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The worry is that the people likely to become involved are retired homeowners, not those first-time buyers or busy families who have most to gain from housebuilding. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'involved'
British English: involved ADJECTIVE
If you are involved in a situation or activity, you are taking part in it.
If she were involved in business, she would make a strong chief executive.
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