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English definition of “engaged”

engaged

adjective     /ɪnˈɡeɪdʒd/
UK COMMUNICATIONS if a telephone is engaged, someone is already using it: Customers calling to book tickets found the line was constantly engaged. → See also busy
busy doing something: The president is currently engaged but you can meet with his deputy.
be engaged as sth to be working as something: At that time she was engaged as an adviser to several government departments.
be engaged in sth to be involved in something: The broadcaster is engaged in a complex legal battle over a failed joint venture.
(Definition of engaged adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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