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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

My mother says I didn't open my eyes for eight days after I was born, but when I did, the first thing I saw was an engagement ring. I was hooked.
Elizabeth Taylor

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

It takes a little bit of mindfulness and a little bit of attention to others to be a good listener, which helps cultivate emotional nurturing and engagement.
Deepak Chopra

I like it, but it's yellow, and I'm like, I didn't want yellow for my engagement ring.
Paris Hilton

Instead of fretting about getting everything done, why not simply accept that being alive means having things to do? Then drop into full engagement with whatever you're doing, and let the worry go.
Martha Beck
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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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