Pronunciation: (in-volvd'), [key]
1. very intricate or complex: an involved reply.
2. implicated: involved in crime.
3. concerned in some affair, esp. in a way likely to cause danger or unpleasantness: I didn't call the police because I didn't want to get involved.
4. committed or engaged, as in a political cause or artistic movement: The civil rights demonstration attracted the involved young people of the area.
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