engagement ring Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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engagement ringnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​ring, usually with a preciousstone in it, that you give someone as a ​formalsign that you have ​decided to get ​married
(Definition of engagement ring from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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engagement ringnoun [C]

 us   /ɪnˈɡeɪdʒ·mənt ˌrɪŋ/
a ring given by a man to a woman as a ​formalsign that they have ​decided to get ​married
(Definition of engagement ring from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “engagement ring”
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常指镶有宝石的)订婚戒指…
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常指鑲有寶石的)訂婚戒指…
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