Preengagement
Preengagement Pre`["e]n*gage"ment, n. Prior engagement, obligation, or attachment, as by contract, promise, or affection. [1913 Webster]

My pre["e]ngagements to other themes were not unknown to those for whom I was to write. --Boyle. [1913 Webster]


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  • preengagement — index reservation (engagement) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • preengagement — pre·engagement …   English syllables

  • preengagement — “+ noun Etymology: partly from pre + engagement, partly from preengage + ment 1. : the act of preengaging or the state of being preengaged : a prior engagement or obligation; especially : a previous engagement to marry 2. : preoccupation …   Useful english dictionary

  • reservation — res·er·va·tion n 1: the act or an instance of reserving reservation of rights 2: the creation by and for a grantor of a new right or interest (as an easement) in real property granted to another; also: the right or interest so created or the… …   Law dictionary

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