Engagement

An engagement or betrothal is a promise to wed, and also the period of time between a marriage proposal and a marriage—which may be lengthy or trivial. During this period, a couple is said to be betrothed, affianced, engaged to be married, or simply engaged. Future brides and grooms may be called the betrothed, a wife-to-be or husband-to-be, fia...
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engagement

(en-gāj´mәnt) the entrance of the largest diameter of the fetal head into the smallest diameter of the maternal pelvis.
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Engagement

(from the article `Lauderdale, John Maitland, duke of`) ...Parliament, he helped ally Scotland with the Parliamentarians. Nevertheless, after Charles I was taken captive by Parliament in 1647, Maitland ... ...in the first English Civil War, during the second (1648) and third English Civil Wars (1650–51) they supported the king. On ...
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engagement

[n] - contact by fitting together 2. [n] - the act sharing in the activities of a group 3. [n] - employment for performers or performing groups that lasts for a limited period of time
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Engagement

• (n.) That which engages; engrossing occupation; employment of the attention; obligation by pledge, promise, or contract; an enterprise embarked in; as, his engagements prevented his acceptance of any office. • (n.) The state of being in gear; as, one part of a clutch is brought into engagement with the other part. • (n.) An action;...
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engagement

participation noun the act of sharing in the activities of a group; `the teacher tried to increase his students` engagement in class activities`
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Engagement

[diplomacy] Engagement is applied in diplomacy as a synonym for a wider range of more specific practices of contact between an international actor and a foreign public, including public diplomacy, communication and the deployment of international aid. It is associated with the approach to foreign policy that some have dubbed smart power. It...
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Engagement

[military] A military engagement is a combat between two forces, neither larger than a division and not smaller than a company, in which each has an assigned or perceived mission. An engagement begins when the attacking force initiates combat in pursuit of its mission, and ends when the attacker has accomplished the mission, or ceases to tr...
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Engagement

[sculpture] Engagement is a series of sculptures by Dennis Oppenheim depicting two diamond engagement rings. One version was installed in 2005 at Sunset Beach in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Others are at the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno, Nevada, San Diego, California, Ruoholahti, Finland, and Leoben, Austria. ==Description and hist...
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Engagement

En·gage'ment noun [ Confer French engagement .] 1. The act of engaging, pledging, enlisting, occupying, or entering into contest. 2. The state of being engaged, pledged or occupied; specif., a pledge to take some one as husband or wife. 3. That which engages; engrossing...
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engagement

1. The act of engaging, pledging, enlisting, occupying, or entering into contest. ... 2. The state of being engaged, pledged or occupied; specif, a pledge to take some one as husband or wife. ... 3. That which engages; engrossing occupation; employment of the attention; obligation by pledge, promise, or contract; an enterprise embarked in; as, his ...
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Engagement

A 3-year agreement between a trapper and a fur company.
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engagement

a meeting arranged in advance
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Engagement

A sensation that is experienced by many pregnant women, normally towards the last month of the pregnancy as the fetus settles in the pelvis to prepare for birth. Breathing becomes easier as the pressure on the diaphragm lessens, although the need to urinate will increase due to the increase of pressure on the bladder. The abdomen will usually feel....
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Engagement

Broad terms/buzzword referring to user involvement in the media being consumed.
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Engagement

During an encounter between two fencers, the point at which the fencers are close enough to join blades, or to make an effective attack. Blade contact is also referred to as an engagement, whether just standing there, during a parry, attack au fer, or prise de fer.
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Engagement

Engagement is the connection between the horse's hind legs and the rein. It is achieved by the forward movement coming from an active hind leg into a consistent, elastic rein contact. The horse should be encouraged to move forward freely, energetically and rhythmically to the rein and must not be held in an outline.
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Engagement

Engagement is when the foetus descends into the pelvic cavity. In first-time mothers, this usually happens two to four weeks before delivery.
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Engagement

Engagement or Social Engagement, refers to the amount of participation in an online community. Retweets, comments, and Likes are all forms of social engagement.
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Engagement

Engagement, also called lightening
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engagement

Engagement, also called lightening or dropping, is when the fetus descends into the pelvic cavity. In first-time mothers, this usually happens two to four weeks before delivery; babies of women who have already had children usually don't engage until labour begins.
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Engagement

Engagement, also called lightening or dropping, is when the baby descends into the pelvic cavity in preparation for birth. In first-time mothers, this usually happens two to four weeks before delivery.
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Engagement

Engagement: 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 'lightening' because the pregnant woman feels lighter after this event. Engagement (lightening) ...
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Engagement

Maneuvers by opposing aircraft attempting to achieve/prevent weapons firing positions.
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Engagement

The hindlegs are engaged when they are brought well under the body.
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