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  • n  a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
    he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement
  • n  a meeting arranged in advance
  • n  a mutual promise to marry
  • n  the act of giving someone a job
  • n  employment for performers or performing groups that lasts for a limited period of time
  • n  contact by fitting together
    the engagement of the clutch
  • n  the act of sharing in the activities of a group
    the teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in class activities

  • They are interchangeable but for the size of the engagement rings they provide Liv's Daniel (Steve Howey) hands over a couple of carats from Tiffany's, while Emma's Fletcher .
  • His is an individual engagement based on a personal obstinacy.
  • Officially announced at Tokyo, last week, was the engagement of the Imperial Japanese-heir presumptive, Prince Chichibu, to a commoner, Miss Setsu Matsudaira.
News & Articles

  • Engagement: Caley Stewart, Michael Marten
    FREEPORT — Richard and Erin Stewart of Freeport announce the engagement of their daughter, Caley Stewart of Chicago, to Michael Marten of Chicago, son of Steven and Sherie Marten.
    June 16, 2013 - The Journal-Standard
  • Engagement: Jamie Olmstead, Adam Jelinek
    FREEPORT — Mary and Michael Olmstead of Forsyth announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamie Olmstead, to Adam Jelinek, son of Lori and Dr. Chris Jelinek of Freeport.
    June 16, 2013 - The Journal-Standard
  • Engagement: Kanto — Chamberlain
    Claremont — Richard and Carol Kanto, of Claremont, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Cally M. Kanto, to Travis A. Chamberlain, son of Lee and Janet Chamberlain, also of Claremont.
    June 16, 2013 - Valley News
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in Times Online
    By contrast, Mr Obama said that he sought both a partnership with the Muslim world in rolling back the ideology of al-Qaeda and a "broad engagement based upon mutual interests and mutual respect".
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton in Wall Street Journal
    Engagement versus sanctions is a false choice in our opinion,Mrs. Clinton told reporters. "Going forward we will be employing both of those tools."

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