February 15, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
engaged /ɪnˈgeɪʤd/ adjective
engaged
/ɪnˈgeɪʤd/
adjective
The couple just got engaged.
The couple just got engaged.
Learner's definition of ENGAGED

1 : promised to be married

  • They recently got engaged (to be married).

  • She's engaged to him.

  • an engaged couple

2 : busy with some activity

  • (US) He is engaged in research. = (Brit) He is engaged on research.

  • He won't be able to attend because he's otherwise engaged. [=he is busy doing something else]

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