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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

  • In Spain, meanwhile, Prince Carlos' engagement set off renewed maneuvering over his tenuous claim to the Spanish throne.
  • In June 1953, their engagement was announced.
  • Every one of your news organizations put him on the air and covered his charges that John McCain flip-flopped on engagement with Hamas.
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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