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English definition of “engaged”

engaged

adjective (IN USE)    /ɪnˈɡeɪdʒd/
B1 If a phone or public toilet is engaged, someone is already using it: Every time I call her, she/the phone/the number is engaged.UK I've been trying to call him all evening, but I keep getting the engaged tone. The sign on the toilet door said 'Engaged'. → Compare vacantUnavailable and inaccessiblePresent
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