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adjective engaged pronunciation in British English /ɪnˈɡeɪdʒd/
  1. 1
    formal involved in doing something
    engaged in: Her team knew they were engaged in work of great importance.
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  2. 2
    if two people are engaged, they have formally agreed to get married
    How long have you been engaged?
    engaged to: She’s engaged to someone she met at work.
    become/get engaged: We got engaged about this time last year.
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  3. 3
    British if a telephone line is engaged, it is already being used when you call
    The number’s engaged.
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