Meaning of “terms of engagement” in the English Dictionary

"terms of engagement" in Business English

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terms of engagementnoun [ plural ]

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HR, WORKPLACE the conditions that someone must agree to before they can be employed by an organization:

Make sure the terms of engagement are clear with the volunteer.

the rules that people or organizations must follow when they deal with each other:

Their mission is to write new terms of engagement between the UN and the World Bank.

(Definition of “terms of engagement” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)