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English definition of “engagement”


noun [C] (ARRANGEMENT)    /ɪnˈɡeɪdʒ.mənt/ formal
an arrangement to meet someone or do something at a particular time : a dinner engagement I'm afraid I have a previous / prior engagement (= another arrangement already made).Meeting peopleOfficial meetings
(Definition of engagement noun (ARRANGEMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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