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Meaning of “engage” - Learner’s Dictionary

engage

verb [T]     /ɪnˈɡeɪdʒ/ formal
INTEREST
to interest someone in something and keep them thinking about it: The debate about food safety has engaged the whole nation.Making people excited and interestedInspiration and inspiring
EMPLOY formal
to employ someone: [+ to do sth] I have engaged a secretary to deal with all my paperwork.Recruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs
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