Under the new law, “active” Muslim and unmarried males may be subject to 100 lashes so long as they are not engaged in rape.
IAEA chief Yukiya Amano said in the statement: “We engaged in a constructive spirit, but no agreement was reached.”
“He was engaged in documenting the life of black people,” she said.
early 15c., "to pledge," from Middle French engagier, from Old French en gage "under pledge," from en "make" + gage "pledge," through Frankish from Proto-Germanic *wadiare "pledge" (see wed).
It shows the common evolution of Germanic -w- to French -g-; cf. Guillaume from Wilhelm). Meaning "attract the attention of" is from 1640s; that of "employ" is from 1640s, from notion of "binding as by a pledge." Specific sense of "promise to marry" is 1610s (implied in engaged).