involved Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “involved” in the English Dictionary

"involved" in British English

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uk   /ɪnˈvɒlvd/  us   /-ˈvɑːlvd/

involved adjective (DIFFICULT)

not ​simple and ​thereforedifficult to ​understand: an involved ​reason/​excuse/​argument The ​plot of the ​film was too involved - I couldn't ​understand it.

involved adjective (EMOTIONAL)

being in a ​closerelationship with someone: emotionally/​romantically involved Try not to ​become too ​emotionally involved with the ​children in ​yourcare.
(Definition of involved from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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 us   /ɪnˈvɑlvd, -ˈvɔlvd/

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 ​loudargument, 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 ​romanticrelationship.
(Definition of involved from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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