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involved

adjective  /ɪnˈvɑlvd, -ˈvɔlvd/ us  

involved adjective (COMPLICATED)

difficult to understand or deal with; complicated: His story was so involved that I couldn’t follow it.

involved adjective (INTERESTED)

interested in or taking part in an activity or event: The couple was having a loud argument, and I was afraid to get involved. Maria was so involved in her work that she didn’t hear me come in.involved with If someone is involved with someone else, they have a romantic relationship.
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