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engagement

noun
 
 
/ɪnˈɡeɪdʒmənt/
[C] an arrangement to do something, or to be somewhere: a speaking/public engagement He is currently out of town on a speaking engagement.a prior/previous engagement I'm afraid she can't come; she has a previous engagement.
[U] HR the fact of employing someone: There were concerns about variability in the rates of pay and the terms of engagement of part-time tutors.
without engagement COMMERCE used to show that something, for example a price, can be changed: Please contact us for a written offer without engagement.
(Definition of engagement from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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