An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (committed to marry)
a. comprometido
After only two months, the couple is already engaged.Después de solo dos meses, la pareja ya está comprometida.
2. (busy)
a. ocupado
She's engaged in her homework.Ella está ocupada haciendo su tarea.
3. (involved)
a. involucrado
How can we motivate staff and make them feel more engaged?¿Cómo podemos motivar a nuestros empleados y hacer que se sientan más involucrados?
4. (in use)
a. engranado
Right now the motor is fully engaged.Ahora mismo el motor está totalmente engranado.
5. (occupied) (United Kingdom)
a. ocupado
All the toilets were engaged.Todos los baños estaban ocupados.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (to be married)
a. prometido(a)
to be engaged (to somebody)estar prometido(a; a or con alguien)
2. (to be in use) (United Kingdom)
to be engagedestar ocupado(a) or
3. (involved)
to be engaged in doing somethingestar ocupado(a) haciendo algo
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engaged [ɪnˈɡeɪdʒd]
to be engaged (busy) [+seat, person] estar ocupado; (Britain) [+toilet] estar ocupado; to be engaged in estar ocupado en; dedicarse a; what are you engaged in? ¿a qué se dedica Vd?
2 (Britain) (Telec)
to be engaged estar comunicando or ocupado; (LAm)
to be engaged (to be married) estar prometido; [+2 persons] estar prometidos; ser novios; they've been engaged for two years llevan dos años de relaciones formales; to get engaged prometerse;to con; the engaged couple los novios
engaged signal engaged tone (n) señal (f) de comunicando or ocupado; (LAm)
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