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English definition of “engage”

engage

verb [I or T] (FIT TOGETHER)    /ɪnˈɡeɪdʒ/
to make one part of a machine fit into and move together with another part of a machine: When the large cog wheel engages (with the smaller one), the mill stone will start to go round.Mechanical engineeringPlacing and positioning an object
(Definition of engage verb (FIT TOGETHER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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