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Spanish translation of “engage”


verb /inˈɡeidʒ/
to begin to employ (a workman etc) He engaged him as his assistant. to book; to reserve He has engaged an entertainer for the children’s party. to take hold of or hold fast; to occupy He tried to engage her attention. to join battle with The two armies were fiercely engaged in battle. to (cause part of a machine etc to) fit into and lock with another part The driver engaged second gear. engaged adjective bound by promise (especially to marry) She became engaged to John. (with in) employed or occupied She is engaged in social work. busy; not free; occupied Please come if you are not already engaged for that evening The room / telephone line is engaged. engagement noun the engagement of three new assistants When shall we announce our engagement? Have you any engagements tomorrow? a naval engagement (= battle) (also adjective) an engagement ring. engaging adjective attractive an engaging smile.
(Definition of engage from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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