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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

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

The real damper on employee engagement is the soggy, cold blanket of centralized authority. In most companies, power cascades downwards from the CEO. Not only are employees disenfranchised from most policy decisions, they lack even the power to rebel against egocentric and tyrannical supervisors.
Gary Hamel

One of the great things about being a writer/journalist is that my boss loves me to go out and do features on being someone else. I did a feature on Kate Middleton, where I went to an incredible fancy state home in the countryside, put on a wedding dress and posed for engagement pictures with a fake Prince William.
Caitlin Moran

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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