Translation of engaged in Spanish:
- 1 (betrothed) to be engaged
tosomebodyto become o get engagedestar prometido aalguienestar comprometido conalguien (Latin America)the engaged coupleprometersecomprometerse (Latin America)los prometidoslos noviosExample sentences
- When a couple becomes engaged to be married, a ring is offered by the young man.
- Carter turns 27 this month and is engaged to be married, to a doctor.
- We're engaged to be married in two months, on the anniversary of the day I left.
- 2 (predicative) 2.1 (occupied) [formal] I'm otherwise engagedengagedtengo otro compromiso
ino onthey are engaged in a new business venturethe work we are engaged on at the momenttienen un nuevo negocio entre manos2.2el trabajo que nos ocupa en este momento(British English)2.3(British English) (Telecom)the number is engagedcomunicando (Spain)the engaged tone o signalestá ocupado or (Spain) comunicandola señal de ocupado or (Spain) de comunicandoExample sentences
- People affected said they had tried calling them, but all the telephone lines were either engaged or just rang, unanswered.
- Information on award notices was poor while customers seeking help with claims had their letters ignored or encountered engaged telephone lines, she said.
- This line was repeatedly engaged when we tried to call it this morning.
- Its leaders are actively engaged right now looking for a solution.
- While I was thus engaged, my patron was busy reading the placard that the library where I intern has placed at the reference desk.
- The turbulent 21st century needs an active and engaged America working to spread freedom and democracy - not one that withdraws into itself.
- Just about made it back to the hospital only to find engaged toilets!
- It was still engaged, but this time a woman was queuing to enter.
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