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English definition of “engage in sth”

engage in sth

formal
verb uk phrasal verb with engage   /ɪnˈɡeɪdʒ/ us  
C2 to take part in something: The two governments have agreed to engage in a comprehensive dialogue to resolve the problem. engage sb in conversation formal to start a conversation with someone: Once Mrs Kirkpatrick engages you in conversation, you're stuck with her for half an hour.
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