Engaged couple

Engaged couple
Жених и невеста

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  • engaged — [en gājd′, ingājd′] adj. 1. pledged; esp., pledged in marriage; betrothed [an engaged couple] 2. not at leisure; occupied; employed; busy 3. a) involved in combat, as troops b) voluntarily committed or personally involved: cf. ENGAGÉ 4 …   English World dictionary

  • engaged — [[t]ɪnge͟ɪʤd[/t]] 1) ADJ: v link ADJ in/on n Someone who is engaged in or engaged on a particular activity is doing that thing. [FORMAL] The police said they found the three engaged in target practice. ...the various projects he was engaged on.… …   English dictionary

  • engaged — engagedly /en gay jid lee, gayjd /, adv. engagedness, n. /en gayjd /, adj. 1. busy or occupied; involved: deeply engaged in conversation. 2. pledged to be married; betrothed: an engaged couple. 3. under engagement; pledged: an engaged contractor …   Universalium

  • engaged — en•gaged [[t]ɛnˈgeɪdʒd[/t]] adj. 1) busy or occupied 2) pledged to be married; betrothed: an engaged couple[/ex] 3) committed or involved 4) involved in conflict with 5) mec a) (of gears) interlocked b) mec (of wheels) in gear with each other 6)… …   From formal English to slang

  • Engaged (play) — Engaged is a three act farcical comedy by W. S. Gilbert. It premiered at the Haymarket Theatre on October 3 1877, the same year as The Sorcerer , one of Gilbert s comic operas written with Arthur Sullivan, which was soon followed by the… …   Wikipedia

  • couple — [kup′əl] n. [ME < OFr cople < L copula, a band, link: see COPULA] 1. anything joining two things together; bond; link 2. two things or persons of the same sort that are somehow associated 3. two people, esp. a man and woman, who are engaged …   English World dictionary

  • engaged — adj. 1 doing sth VERBS ▪ be ADVERB ▪ deeply, heavily ▪ those who are deeply engaged in party politics ▪ fully …   Collocations dictionary

  • couple — coupleable, adj. /kup euhl/, n., v., coupled, coupling. n. 1. two of the same sort considered together; pair. 2. two persons considered as joined together, as a married or engaged pair, lovers, or dance partners: They make a handsome couple. 3.… …   Universalium

  • couple — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, pair, bond, from Anglo French cuple, from Latin copula bond, from co + apere to fasten more at apt Date: 13th century 1. a. two persons married, engaged, or otherwise romantically paired b. two persons paired… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • couple — cou•ple [[t]ˈkʌp əl[/t]] n. v. pled, pling 1) a combination of two of a kind; pair 2) a grouping of two persons, as a married or engaged pair, lovers, or dance partners 3) any two persons considered together 4) a small number; few: We met a… …   From formal English to slang

  • couple — n. & v. n. 1 (usu. foll. by of; often as sing.) a two (a couple of girls). b about two (a couple of hours). 2 (often as sing.) a a married or engaged pair. b a pair of partners in a dance, a game, etc. c a pair of rafters. 3 (pl. couple) a pair… …   Useful english dictionary


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