noun pre·engagement \"+\

Definition of preengagement

  1. 1 :  the act of preengaging or the state of being preengaged :  a prior engagement or obligation; especially :  a previous engagement to marry

  2. 2 :  preoccupation

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Origin and Etymology of preengagement

partly from pre- + engagement, partly from preengage + -ment

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