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Definition of Engagement

Engagement

  1. The act of engaging, pledging, enlisting, occupying, or entering into contest.
  2. The state of being engaged, pledged or occupied; specif., a pledge to take some one as husband or wife.
  3. That which engages; engrossing occupation; employment of the attention; obligation by pledge, promise, or contract; an enterprise embarked in; as, his engagements prevented his acceptance of any office.
  4. An action; a fight; a battle.
  5. The state of being in gear; as, one part of a clutch is brought into engagement with the other part.

Engagement Quotations

Challenge is the pathway to engagement and progress in our lives. But not all challenges are created equal. Some challenges make us feel alive, engaged, connected, and fulfilled. Others simply overwhelm us. Knowing the difference as you set bigger and bolder challenges for yourself is critical to your sanity, success, and satisfaction.
Brendon Burchard

Since graduation, I have measured time in 4-by-5-inch pieces of paper, four days on the left and three on the right. Every social engagement, interview, reading, flight, doctor's appointment, birthday and dry-cleaning reminder has been handwritten between metal loops.
Sloane Crosley

Women are, in my view, natural peacemakers. As givers and nurturers of life, through their focus on human relationships and their engagement with the demanding work of raising children and protecting family life, they develop a deep sense of empathy that cuts through to underlying human realities.
Daisaku Ikeda

Achieving gender equality requires the engagement of women and men, girls and boys. It is everyone's responsibility.
Ban Ki-moon

Building sustainable cities - and a sustainable future - will need open dialogue among all branches of national, regional and local government. And it will need the engagement of all stakeholders - including the private sector and civil society, and especially the poor and marginalized.
Ban Ki-moon
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Engagement Translations

engagement in French is engagement, incorporation
engagement in German is Verlobung, Einstellung
engagement in Latin is fides
engagement in Norwegian is engasjement, forlovelse
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