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engage in sth

formal
phrasal verb with engage uk   us   /ɪnˈɡeɪdʒ/ verb
C2 to take part in something: The two governments have agreed to engage in a comprehensive dialogue to resolve the problem.engage sb in conversation formal to start a conversation with someone: Once Mrs Kirkpatrick engages you in conversation, you're stuck with her for half an hour.
Translations of “engage in sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 參加, 參與…
in Russian участвовать…
in Turkish dahil olmak, karışmak, bulaşmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 参加, 参与…
in Polish zajmować się czymś, zaangażować się w coś…
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