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to engage: to participate in, to join in; to captivate, to attract
He engaged me in conversation before I could leave the pub.

to be engaged (to someone): to make (someone) the promise to get married

I have an engagement, I am engaged (tonight): I have an appointment, a meeting, a commitment (tonight)
Unfortunately, I have a previous engagement tonight and cannot meet with you.

(Congratulations on your) engagement!: (Congratulations on your) agreement to get married, betrothal!
an engagement ring a ring given and worn as a sign that you will marry someone

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