involvement

noun
in·​volve·​ment | \ in-ˈvälv-mənt How to pronounce involvement (audio) , -ˈvȯlv- \
plural involvements

Definition of involvement

: the act or an instance of involving someone or something His involvement of others was inexcusable. : the state, act, or fact of being involved involvement in public life denied any involvement in the crime In this era of strained school budgets, parental involvement is as likely to mean reading stories to kindergartners as running a bake sale.— David Ruben

First Known Use of involvement

1681, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of involvement was in 1681

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“Involvement.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/involvement. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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involvement

noun
in·​volve·​ment | \ in-ˈvälv-mənt, -ˈvȯlv- How to pronounce involvement (audio) \

Medical Definition of involvement

: inclusion in an area affected by disease, trauma, or insult syphilitic involvement of the brain the extent of involvement of the lung— Morris Fishbein

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