A formal agreement to get married
they broke off their engagement
A renewed engagement; fresh or further engagement.
A ring traditionally given by a man to a woman when they agree to marry
The action of pre-engaging someone or something; the fact of being already or previously engaged; an instance of this, an engagement or commitment previously given or made.
A directive issued by a military authority specifying the circumstances and limitations under which forces will engage in combat with the enemy
Existing or occurring prior to engagement; specifically prior or preparatory to being engaged to be married; of or relating to a promise to become engaged to be married, especially in pre-engagement ring.