engagement

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA (key): /ɪnˈɡeɪd͡ʒ.mənt/
  • Hyphenation: en‧gage‧ment
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Noun[change]

Singular
engagement

Plural
engagements

  1. (countable) Engagement is an arrangement to do something or go somewhere at a fixed time.
    The lecturer has three speaking engagements this week.
  2. (countable & uncountable) Engagement is a formal agreement to get married.
    We are enjoying a long engagement, but haven't yet set a date.
  3. (countable & uncountable) An engagement is a situation of conflict.
    The engagement resulted in many casualties.

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