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engage

verb /inˈɡeidʒ/
to begin to employ (a workman etc)
contratar
He engaged him as his assistant.
to book; to reserve
contratar
He has engaged an entertainer for the children’s party.
to take hold of or hold fast; to occupy
ocupar
He tried to engage her attention.
to join battle with
entablar combate con
The two armies were fiercely engaged in battle.
to (cause part of a machine etc to) fit into and lock with another part
engranar
The driver engaged second gear.
engaged adjective bound by promise (especially to marry)
prometido
She became engaged to John.
(with in) employed or occupied
ocupado
She is engaged in social work.
busy; not free; occupied
ocupado
Please come if you are not already engaged for that evening The room / telephone line is engaged.
engagement noun
contrato, petición de mano, compromiso, combate
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
atractivo
an engaging smile.
(Definition of engage from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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