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Engelsk navneord: engagement

1. engagement (om handling) a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningGrant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga.
He lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)battle, conflict, fight


Mindre specifikke termeraction, military action


Mere specifikke termerArmageddon, armed combat, assault, combat, dogfight, naval battle, pitched battle


Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerBattle of Britain, Drogheda


Omfatter disse overordnede termerwar, warfare


Overordnet emneområdearmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

2. engagement (om gruppe) a meeting arranged in advance


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)appointment, date


Mindre specifikke termerget together, meeting


Mere specifikke termerblind date, double date, rendezvous, tryst


Tilhører disse specifikke termerdate, escort

3. engagement (om kommunikation) a mutual promise to marry


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)betrothal, troth


Mindre specifikke termerpromise


Mere specifikke termerringing

4. engagement (om handling) the act of giving someone a job


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)employment


Mindre specifikke termeraction


Mere specifikke termerbooking, call-back, reservation, shape-up

5. engagement (om handling) employment for performers or performing groups that lasts for a limited period of time


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe play had bookings throughout the summer.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)booking


Mindre specifikke termeremployment, work


Mere specifikke termergig

6. engagement (om begivenhed) contact by fitting together


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe engagement of the clutch.
The meshing of gears.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)interlocking, mesh, meshing


Mindre specifikke termercontact, impinging, striking

7. engagement (om handling) the act of sharing in the activities of a group


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in class activities.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)involution, involvement, participation


Mindre specifikke termergroup action


Mere specifikke termercommitment, group participation, intercession, intervention


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)non-engagement, non-involvement, nonparticipation









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