(a.) Pledged; promised; especially, having the affections pledged; promised in marriage; affianced; betrothed.
(a.) Greatly interested; of awakened zeal; earnest.
(a.) Involved; esp., involved in a hostile encounter; as, the engaged ships continued the fight.
(1) This finding is of major importance for persons treated with diltiazem who engage in sport.
(2) "But we develop a picture of someone from their previous engagements with us.
(3) In this study we were engaged on the pharmacokinetics of fosfestrol (Honvan) after oral administration.
(4) It is also a clear sign of our willingness and determination to step up engagement across the whole range of the EU-Turkey relationship to fully reflect the strategic importance of our relations.
(5) Nice (the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence) has also published new guidance on good patient experience that provides a strong framework on which to build good engagement practice.
(6) A man wearing a badge that says "property team" quietly parries some of her points, but chooses not to engage with others.
(7) I never had any doubt that the vast majority of people engaged in "business" are not the exploiters but the exploited.
(8) The need here is to promote the development of genuinely participative models – citizens panels and juries, patient and community leaders, participatory budgeting, and harnessing the power of digital engagement.
(9) Engagement in reminiscing may be stable during old age or may follow a developmental course.
(10) Using allozymes as the genetic probe, data are presented which show that wild Drosophila buzzatii females and males engaged in copulation mate at random.
(11) "This will obviously be a sensitive topic for the US administration, but partners in the transatlantic alliance must be clear on common rules of engagement in times of conflict if we are to retain any moral standing in the world," Verhofstadt said.
(12) Enright said: “We call on the home secretary and chair of IICSA [the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse] to engage actively and urgently to find a way forward that secures the confidence of survivors and provides the inquiry’s legal team with the resources and support they need to deliver justice and truth that survivors deserve.” Stein said his clients were “deeply disatisfied” with aspects of how the inquiry had been conducted but called for Emmerson to stay, adding: “I urge the home secretary to seek to find a way in which his valuable contribution can be maintained”.
(13) However, the mean serum EPO concentrations of male and female athletes engaged in a variety of sports were not different from those of sedentary control subjects of both sexes (26.5-35.3 U.ml-1).
(14) The findings may have a more general significance in relation to the site of engagement between processed antigen and MHC molecules in specialized antigen-presenting cells.
(15) These steps signify a willingness for engagement not seen before, but they have been overshadowed by the "nuclear crisis" triggered in October 2002 when Pyongyang admitted to having the "know-how", but not the technology, for a highly enriched uranium route to nuclear weapons.
(16) Through cues or precues, attention was directed to one location of a multistimulus visual display and, while attention was so engaged, the identity of a stimulus located at a different position in the display was changed.
(17) An Ofsted for universities Read more Too often a commitment to learning and teaching is presented in opposition to engagement with research and scholarship, but the two should be inextricably linked.
(18) And he failed to engage with these sensible proposals to limit bonuses to a maximum of a year's salary or double that if explicitly backed by shareholders - proposals which even his own MEPs have backed – until the very last minute.
(19) And an increasing number of critics say that no nuclear weapon would be a credible deterrent in any counter-terrorist operation British forces will be engaged in for the foreseeable future.
(20) The patient was engaged in the magistraliter preparations of medicaments in a pharmacy.
(imp. & p. p.) of Occupy
(1) It is a place that occupies two thirds of our planet but very little is known of vast swaths of it.
(2) Women seldom occupy higher positions in a [criminal] organisation, and are rather used for menial, but often dangerous tasks ,” it notes.
(3) At day 7 MD occupy about 14% area of posterior retina in transverse sections in Campbell rats versus 7% in normal animals.
(4) Here we report on the identification of four loci, pim-1, bmi-1, pal-1, and bla-1, which are occupied by proviruses in 35%, 35%, 28%, and 14% of the tumors, respectively.
(5) The statistical figures indicated that infections diseases occupied a dominant position in 1950s, while in recent years cardiovascular diseases and malignant tumors have become the major diseases.
(6) From the comparison of the sets of proteins labelled when A-site was free or occupied a conclusion was drawn that aminoacyl-tRNA located in ribosomal A-site affects the arrangement of deacylated tRNA in P-site.
(7) A spokesman for the UNHCR said that while there were many agencies working in Walungu, they had "minimal presence" in villages close to areas still occupied by Hutu militias known as FDLR.
(8) The first two peptides have been proposed to occupy inter-transmembrane regions while the third represented the C-terminal segment, proposed by various models to be either extracellular or intracellular.
(9) A key part of the reason why Addenbrooke’s hospital in Cambridge, one of the NHS’s most prestigious hospitals, was put into special measures last week was that 200 of its beds were being occupied by patients who could not leave because there was a lack of social care in place to support them.
(10) This species has only one lung, the right, which is long and occupies most of the pleuro-peritoneal cavity.
(11) The area occupied by parenchymal cells, in sections comprising the entire half of the surface of the carotid body, is significantly greater in people born and living at 14,350 feet than in those at sea level.
(12) Ninety pharmacists are employed in 13 hospital pharmacies; half of the pharmacists are occupied bb drug product manufacturing.
(13) Nursing occupied about 210 min in 8 daylight hours for the infants at 10 weeks of age, and the time spent nursing decreased at the average rate of 9.4 min per week until the infants were about 6 months old.
(14) The lower lipid content, expressed as weight per unit weight of tissue, in palmo-plantar stratum corneum as compared to non-palmo-plantar stratum corneum may be related to the fact that a larger portion of the intercellular space of the former tissue is occupied by desmosomes.
(15) Occupied hyaluronate binding sites were measured by the displacement of radiolabeled cell surface hyaluronate with exogenous, unlabeled hyaluronate.
(16) Regarding space occupying lesions in the abdomen angiography is an aid in diagnosis and differential diagnosis and provides information on the curability.
(17) Cells of type-4 occupy the caudal part with a dorsorostral extension.
(18) While no fixed relation was found between the degree of histologic differentiation and T cell infiltration, fewer T cells were observed in the cases where cancer penetrated to the depth of cancer invasion and where it occupied a large area.
(19) In submandibular glands, 1 to 4 weeks after ovariectomy, no changes were observed in percentages of the acinar, intercalated duct, and granular convoluted tubular areas occupying photomicrographs.
(20) There was no statistically significant difference in basal concentrations of immunoreactive atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP), as assessed by radioimmunoassay, between right and left atrial muscle of control rats; similarly, stereological analysis showed no statistically significant difference in the fractional volume of myocytes occupied by specific heart granules, or in numerical density of granules, between right and left atria.