how to pronounce engaged


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engaged is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of engaged in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… Biden should not be engaged in writing …”

meanings of engaged


  1. Greatly interested.
  2. Agreed to be married.
  3. Attached to a wall or sunk into it halfway.
  4. In contact and in operation.
  5. Busy or employed.
  6. Having the widest part of its presenting part, usually the head, enter the pelvic brim or inlet.
  7. Being attacked or attacking.
  8. Synonym of engagé (“passionately committed to a cause").
  9. (of a telephone) Already involved in a telephone call when a third party calls.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of engage.

engaged frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word engaged occurs in english on average 24.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics engaged can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that engaged can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

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