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Pronunciation:  in'vâlvmunt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act sharing in the activities of a group; "the teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in class activities"
  2. [n]  a sense of concern with and curiosity about someone or something; "an interest in music"
  3. [n]  a connection of inclusion or containment; "he escaped involvement in the accident"; "there was additional involvement of the liver and spleen"
  4. [n]  the condition of sharing in common with others (as fellows or partners etc.)
  5. [n]  a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship

INVOLVEMENT is a 11 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: affair, affaire, amour, engagement, interest, intimacy, liaison, participation, participation
 Antonyms: non-engagement, non-involvement, nonparticipation
 See Also: commitment, comprehension, concern, condition, connectedness, connection, connexion, curiosity, enthusiasm, group action, group participation, implication, inclusion, intercession, intervention, sexual relationship, status, wonder



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In*volve"ment\, n.
The act of involving, or the state of being involved. --Lew

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