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engagement

US [ɪnˈɡeɪdʒmənt]
UK [ɪn'ɡeɪdʒmənt]
  • n.订婚;约会;交战;聘用
  • Web婚约;参与;约定
Plural Form:engagements  
ENGAGEMENT
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n.
婚前before marriage
1.
[c]
订婚;订婚期间an agreement to marry sb; the period during which two people are engaged
Their engagement was announced in the local paper.
他们订婚的消息已在当地报纸上公布。
She has broken off her engagement to Charles.
她已解除同查尔斯的婚约。
an engagement party
订婚宴会
a long/short engagement
长╱短婚约期
约定arrangement to do sth
2.
[c]
(尤指正式的或与工作有关的)约定,约会,预约an arrangement to do sth at a particular time, especially sth official or sth connected with your job
an engagement book/diary
预约簿╱日志
He has a number of social engagements next week.
他下周有几次社交约会。
It was her first official engagement .
那是她第一次正式约会。
I had to refuse because of a prior engagement .
我因为已经有预约只好拒绝了。
战斗fighting
3.
[c][u]
战斗;交战fighting between two armies, etc.
The general tried to avoid an engagement with the enemy.
将军竭力避免与敌军交火。
联系being involved
4.
[u]
~ (with sb/sth)
(与…的)密切关系;(对…的)了解being involved with sb/sth in an attempt to understand them/it
Her views are based on years of engagement with the problems of the inner city.
她的观点是以多年对内城区问题的了解为基础的。
雇用employment
5.
[u][c]
雇用;聘用an arrangement to employ sb; the process of employing sb
The terms of engagement are to be agreed in writing.
聘用条款应有书面协议。

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