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This page is about the doublespeak term engage

Meaning: to attack or fight enemy forces

For example:

  • Our forces engaged the enemy just before dawn.

  • We'd already bombed the village, so our soldiers weren't expecting to engage once they got there.

Quick Quiz:

We engaged enemy soldiers after

a. surrounding them

b. surrendering to them

c. proposing to them

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Contributor: Matt Errey