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The adjective involved is usually used after a linking verb such as be or get.
If you are involved in an activity, you take part in it.
The people involved in something are the people affected by it or taking part in it.
You also use involved immediately after a noun when you are mentioning an important aspect of something.
|Adj.||1.||involved - connected by participation or association or use; "we accomplished nothing, simply because of the large number of people involved"; "the problems involved"; "the involved muscles"; "I don't want to get involved"; "everyone involved in the bribery case has been identified"|
uninvolved - not involved; "being uninvolved he remained objective"
|2.||involved - entangled or hindered as if e.g. in mire; "the difficulties in which the question is involved"; "brilliant leadership mired in details and confusion"|
encumbered - loaded to excess or impeded by a heavy load; "a summer resort...encumbered with great clapboard-and-stucco hotels"- A.J.Liebling; "a hiker encumbered with a heavy backpack"; "an encumbered estate"
|3.||involved - emotionally involved|
|4.||involved - highly complex or intricate and occasionally devious; "the Byzantine tax structure"; "Byzantine methods for holding on to his chairmanship"; "convoluted legal language"; "convoluted reasoning"; "the plot was too involved"; "a knotty problem"; "got his way by labyrinthine maneuvering"; "Oh, what a tangled web we weave"- Sir Walter Scott; "tortuous legal procedures"; "tortuous negotiations lasting for months"|
complex - complicated in structure; consisting of interconnected parts; "a complex set of variations based on a simple folk melody"; "a complex mass of diverse laws and customs"
|5.||involved - enveloped; "a castle involved in mist"; "the difficulties in which the question is involved"|
enclosed - closed in or surrounded or included within; "an enclosed porch"; "an enclosed yard"; "the enclosed check is to cover shipping and handling"
complicated easy, simple, straightforward, elementary, simplified, uncomplicated, unsophisticated, easy-peasy (slang)
We believe the time and work involved in completing such an assignment are worthwhile → Nous croyons que le temps et le travail qu'implique une telle mission en valent la peine.
the two days' work involved in filming the commercial → les deux jours de travail que cela implique de filmer le spot publicitaire
the money involved → l'argent en jeu
There's quite a lot of money involved → Il y a pas mal d'argent en jeu.
to be involved in sth [money, time, work] (= devoted to) → être en jeu dans qch
He cannot reveal how much money is involved in the scheme → Il ne peut révéler combien d'argent est en jeu dans ce projet.
to become involved with sb → entretenir une liaison avec qn
He became romantically involved with a married woman → Il entretenait une liaison romantique avec une femme mariée.
an organisation for people involved in agriculture → une organisation pour les gens travaillant dans l'agriculture
She was involved in the animal rights movement → Elle était très impliquée dans le mouvement de défense des droits des animaux.
to be deeply involved in sth (= absorbed) → être profondément absorbé par qch
I was deeply involved in my work → J'étais profondément absorbé par mon travail.
women who are so involved in their careers that they have no time for friendship
BUT des femmes qui s'impliquent tellement dans leur carrière qu'elle n'ont aucun temps à consacrer aux amis.
to be involved in a crime → être impliqué dans un crime
involved[ɪnˈvɒlvd] adj (situation, discussion) → complicato/a, complesso/a
see also involve