Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: adjective, verb

Definitions: (adjective) If something is involved in something else, it means they are connected. (verb) involved is a past tense verb and a synonym of ‘included’.

Examples: (adjective) Even as a young man, he was always very involved in politics. (adjective) Sand is involved in the making of glass. (verb) The solution involved using pumps to remove the waste from the river. (verb) The processes involved in word recognition are rather different for spoken and printed words.

Synonyms: verbs: included, required. adjectives: connected.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 1 C

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