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  • 1 engaged — adj. 1 doing sth VERBS ▪ be ADVERB ▪ deeply, heavily ▪ those who are deeply engaged in party politics ▪ fully …

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  • 2 engaged — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Promised in marriage] Syn. betrothed, affianced, bound, pledged, plighted, matched, intended, committed, hooked*, ringed*. Ant. free*, available, unbetrothed. 2. [Not at liberty] Syn. busy, occupied, involved, tied up;… …

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  • 3 Engaged (play) — Engaged is a three act farcical comedy by W. S. Gilbert. It premiered at the Haymarket Theatre on October 3 1877, the same year as The Sorcerer , one of Gilbert s comic operas written with Arthur Sullivan, which was soon followed by the… …

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  • 4 engaged — en‧gaged [ɪnˈgeɪdʒd] adjective a telephone that is engaged is being used; = busy AmE: • I can t get through her line s engaged. • Every time I call I get the engaged tone (= the sound you hear when the telephone is engaged ) . * * * …

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  • 5 engaged — [adj1] promised to be married affianced, asked for, betrothed, bound, committed, contracted, future, given one’s word*, going steady*, hooked*, intended, matched, pinned, pledged, plighted, ringed, spoken for, steady; concept 555 Ant. available,… …

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  • 6 With This Ring — (January 21, 1951 ndash;March 11, 1951) was a prime time panel show broadcast by the DuMont Television Network that featured engaged couples discussing marriage and marital problems. It was initially hosted by Bill Slater, but the show quickly… …

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  • 7 with one's hand in the cookie jar — engaged in surreptitious theft from one s employer they got caught with their hands in the cookie jar …

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  • 8 engaged — engagedly /en gay jid lee, gayjd /, adv. engagedness, n. /en gayjd /, adj. 1. busy or occupied; involved: deeply engaged in conversation. 2. pledged to be married; betrothed: an engaged couple. 3. under engagement; pledged: an engaged contractor …

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  • 9 Engaged in one precept, exempt from another — The idea that someone who is engaged in the performance of one precept of the Law is exempt from another precept is a concept in rabbinical Judaism. In Hebrew this is rendered עוסק במצוה פטור מן המצוה, osek b mitzvah patur min hamitzvah (lit.… …

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  • 10 engaged workaholic — n. A person who works compulsively because he or she loves their job. engaged workaholism n. Example Citations: Though unhappy clock watchers...may be tempted to call her a workaholic endangering health, psyche and personal life by being too… …

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  • 11 With Great Power... — Infobox RPG title= With Great Power... caption= designer= Michael S. Miller publisher= Incarnadine Press date= genre= Superhero fiction system= footnotes= With Great Power... is a Silver Age superhero role playing game by Michael S. Miller,… …

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  • 12 Engaged — Engage En*gage , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Engaged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Engaging}.] [F. engager; pref. en (L. in) + gage pledge, pawn. See {Gage}.] 1. To put under pledge; to pledge; to place under obligations to do or forbear doing something, as by a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 engaged — en•gaged [[t]ɛnˈgeɪdʒd[/t]] adj. 1) busy or occupied 2) pledged to be married; betrothed: an engaged couple[/ex] 3) committed or involved 4) involved in conflict with 5) mec a) (of gears) interlocked b) mec (of wheels) in gear with each other 6)… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 14 Engaged and Underage — Infobox television show name = Engaged and Underage caption = format = Reality runtime = Half hour 22 minutes (with commercials) creator = starring = opentheme = Oh, It Is Love hellogoodbye endtheme = country = United States network = MTV first… …

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  • 15 With Love (Hilary Duff song) — Infobox Single Name = With Love Cover size = Border = Caption = Artist = Hilary Duff Album = Dignity A side = B side = Released = Start date|2007|2|20 (see release history) Format = CD single, digital download, promo single Recorded = Genre =… …

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  • 16 engaged — /ɛnˈgeɪdʒd / (say en gayjd), /ən / (say uhn ) adjective 1. busy or occupied; involved. 2. under engagement; pledged. 3. betrothed. 4. entered into conflict with. 5. Mechanics a. interlocked. b. (of toothed wheels) in gear with each other. 6.… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 engaged in — occupied with; got into, got involved with …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18 engaged — Synonyms and related words: absorbed, absorbed in, accessory, affianced, agreed, armed, arranged, arrayed, assured, at it, at work, battled, betrothed, bound, buried in, busy, caught up in, committed, compacted, compromised, contemplating,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 engaged in manufacturing — Working with machinery to produce a finished product from raw materials or to convert manufactured articles into a different product. Hotchkiss v District of Columbia, 44 App DC 73 …

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  • 20 engage with — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms engage with : present tense I/you/we/they engage with he/she/it engages with present participle engaging with past tense engaged with past participle engaged with formal 1) engage with someone/something to… …

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