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Nov
27
2013

involve

ihn valv

transitive verb
definition 1:  to include as a necessary or inevitable part, condition, or result.
example:  Establishing a new business involves risk.
example:  Playing on the team involves a considerable investment of time.
example:  The job involves dealing with customers and placing orders.

definition 2:  to bring into connection or concern with.
example:  Please don’t involve me in this battle you’re having with your mother.

definition 3:  to engross; to command the attention of.
example:  Her husband complains that her work involves her completely.
example:  He was involved in the game and didn’t want to talk on the phone.

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