involvement involvement  /ɪn ˈvɑlv mənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of sharing in the activities of a group
  2. (n) a connection of inclusion or containment
  3. (n) a sense of concern with and curiosity about someone or something
  4. (n) a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
  5. (n) the condition of sharing in common with others (as fellows or partners etc.)

Usage(s):

  1. The three, who strenuously denied any involvement, are now cleared of suspicion.
  2. John McCain's involvement in the 1980s with a group of Senators hoping to save a troubled Savings and Loan comes back to haunt him.
  3. Police say the 14-year-old confessed to involvement in the shooting and 16-year-old Cragg Hardaway admitted having been at the crime scene.

News

  1. US to leave 700 troops in Jordan, deepening US involvement in Syria

    In a sign of deepening U.S. involvement in the Syrian crisis, the United States is leaving 700 combat-equipped American military personnel in Jordan following the end of a joint U.S.-Jordanian training exercise, President Barack Obama told Congress Friday.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Stars and Stripes

  2. U.S. to leave 700 troops in Jordan in sign of deepening involvement in Syrian crisis

    In a sign of deepening U.S. involvement in the Syrian crisis, the United States is leaving 700 combat-equipped American military personnel in Jordan following the end of a joint U.S.-Jordanian training exercise, President Barack Obama told Congress Friday.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Stars and Stripes

  3. Senators Question EPA Involvement in Panel in Light of CAFO Release

    Although EPA Acting Administrator Bob Perciasepe recently told Congress that the agency is asking back personal information released to environmental groups about confined animal feeding operations, a group of Republican senators is questioning the scheduled involvement of EPA Region 9 representative Lily Lee on a June 28 panel moderated by the Natural Resources Defense Council talking about how ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: DTN / The Progressive Farmer

Quotes

  1. "I'm absolutely certain......that our office had no involvement in any deal-making around my Senate seat. That I'm absolutely certain of. And the -- that is -- that would be a violation of everything that this campaign has been about. And that's not...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: ABC News (blog)

  2. "The crisis was not a failure of the free market system," Bush told a New York audience, adding the greater threat to prosperity was "not too little government involvement, it is too much government involvement in the market," Bush said.
    on Nov 14, 2008 By: President Bush Source: TVNZ

  3. Police Chief Heather Fong said the department has opened a criminal investigation to "determine if there was human involvement in the tiger getting out or if the tiger was able to get out on its own."
    on Dec 26, 2007 By: Heather Fong Source: Guardian Unlimited

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