Engagement

  • 21engagement — ► NOUN 1) a formal agreement to get married. 2) an appointment. 3) the action of engaging or being engaged. 4) a fight or battle between armed forces …

    English terms dictionary

  • 22engagement — [en gāj′mənt, ingāj′mənt] n. 1. an engaging or being engaged; specif., a) a promise; pledge b) a promise of marriage; betrothal c) an arrangement to go somewhere, do something, meet someone, etc.; appointment d) employment or period of employment …

    English World dictionary

  • 23ENGAGEMENT — s. m. Action d engager quelque chose, ou Le résultat de cette action. Engagement de meubles. L engagement de sa foi, de sa parole.   En Jurispr., Engagement d immeubles, Acte par lequel on cède à quelqu un la jouissance d un bien fonds pour un… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 24engagement — (an ga je man) s. m. 1°   Mise en gage. Engagement de meubles.    Terme de jurisprudence. Engagement d immeubles, acte par lequel on cède à quelqu un la jouissance d un bien fonds pour la sûreté d une dette, et ce contrat prend le nom spécial d… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 25Engagement —  Pour l’article homonyme, voir Engagement (psychologie sociale).  L engagement est un terme juridique désignant le fait de convenir de participer à une œuvre ou à une entreprise en contrepartie d un paiement ou d un salaire (les gages) …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 26ENGAGEMENT — n. m. Action d’engager quelque chose ou Résultat de cette action. Engagement de meubles. Un engagement du mont de piété. L’engagement de sa foi, de sa parole. En termes de Jurisprudence, Engagement d’immeubles, Acte par lequel on cède à quelqu’un …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 27Engagement — An engagement is a promise to marry, and also refers to the time between proposal and marriage. During this period, a couple is said to be affianced, engaged to be married, or simply engaged.The engagement periodThe concept of an engagement… …

    Wikipedia

  • 28engagement — noun 1 appointment ADJECTIVE ▪ previous, prior ▪ Mrs Meyer regrets that she is unable to attend owing to a previous engagement. ▪ important ▪ business, official …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 29engagement — n. betrothal 1) to announce an engagement 2) to break (off) an engagement 3) an engagement to (her engagement to him was announced in the local paper) appointment obligation 4) to cancel an engagement 5) a luncheon; previous, prior; social;… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 30engagement — en|gage|ment [ınˈgeıdʒmənt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(before marriage)¦ 2¦(arrangement to do something)¦ 3¦(involvement)¦ 4¦(fighting)¦ 5¦(employment)¦ 6¦(machine parts)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(BEFORE MARRIAGE)¦ an agreement between two people to marry, or the period… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 31Engagement — Hingabefähigkeit; Einsatzfreude; Willigkeit; Bereitwilligkeit; Bereitschaft; Einsatzbereitschaft; Eifer; Tatendrang; Hingabe; Einsatz; Hingebung * * * En …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 32engagement — [[t]ɪnge͟ɪʤmənt[/t]] engagements 1) N COUNT An engagement is an arrangement that you have made to do something at a particular time. [FORMAL] He had an engagement at a restaurant in Greek Street at eight. ...business related social engagements.… …

    English dictionary

  • 33engagement */*/ — UK [ɪnˈɡeɪdʒmənt] / US noun Word forms engagement : singular engagement plural engagements 1) a) [countable] a formal agreement to get married break off an engagement (= end it): Miranda has not met any other man since she broke off their… …

    English dictionary

  • 34engagement — en|gage|ment [ ın geıdʒmənt ] noun ** ▸ 1 marriage agreement ▸ 2 arrangement to do something ▸ 3 battle between armies ▸ 4 in machines ▸ 5 employment ▸ 6 involvement 1. ) count a formal agreement to get married: break off an engagement (=end it) …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 35engagement — nm. angazhman (Saxel), êgazhmê (Albanais). E. : Pari. A1) v. , manquer // faillir engagement à un engagement : étre engagement on /// de engagement kapon <être engagement un /// des engagement lâche(s)> (Arvillard) …

    Dictionnaire Français-Savoyard

  • 36Engagement — das Engagement, s (Mittelstufe) geh.: persönlicher Einsatz Synonym: Engagiertheit (geh.) Beispiel: Er ist für sein Engagement für den Naturschutz bekannt. das Engagement, s (Mittelstufe) Anstellung einer Person Beispiel: Er hat ein festes… …

    Extremes Deutsch

  • 37engagement — noun 1 (C) an agreement to marry someone: They ve officially announced their engagement. | break off your engagement (=say you no longer want to marry someone) 2 (C) an arrangement to do something or meet someone: He has engagements this month at …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 38engagement — /en gayj meuhnt/, n. 1. the act of engaging or the state of being engaged. 2. an appointment or arrangement: a business engagement. 3. betrothal: They announced their engagement. 4. a pledge; an obligation or agreement: All his time seems to be… …

    Universalium

  • 39Engagement — This term in obstetrics refers to the sensation that a pregnant woman feels when the baby drops. This is the time when the presenting (the lowermost) part of the fetus descends and is engaged in the mother s pelvis. Engagement is also called… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 40engagement — noun 1) they broke off their engagement Syn: marriage contract; dated betrothal; archaic espousal 2) a social engagement Syn: appointment, meeting, arrangement, commitment; date, assignation, rendezvous; literary tryst 3) …

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