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not just an agreement between two people to marry, but a formal, public ceremony where the engagement is formalized with a ring and/or other local rituals. Oftentime, the engagement is only a slightly smaller ceremony than the actual marriage ceremony.
I’m going to Kakkinada next month. My cousin brother Pani’s engagement is there.
Added 2011-09-08 by Amukutty