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engagement

 [en-gāj´ment]
the entrance of the largest diameter of the fetal head into the smallest diameter of the maternal pelvis.

en·gage·ment

(en-gāj'ment),
In obstetrics, the mechanism by which the biparietal diameter of the fetal head enters the plane of the inlet.

engagement

Medspeak-UK
The promotion of active involvement of an individual in communication, which requires consistency between oral and non-verbal behaviour that respects the individuals’ experience, expertise, culture, history and religion.
 
Obstetrics
The first movement made by the baby’s head during labour and delivery, which consists of the presenting part’s descent through the pelvic inlet; it requires complete dilation of the cervix.

Vox populi
The time between the proposal of a marriage and its actual ceremony.

engagement

Obstetrics The descent of the widest part of the presenting part of the baby's head through the pelvic inlet, which requires that the cervix is completely dilated; it is the first movement made by the baby's head during L&D. See Labor & delivery.

en·gage·ment

(en-gāj'mĕnt)
obstetrics The mechanism by which the biparietal diameter of the fetal head enters the plane of the inlet.
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You'd much better give up the engagement. I've told you so pretty plainly before this.
Second, they are serious--marriages are to last a very long time, military engagements produce casualties and change people and places, and transmissions are engineering marvels.
In addition to making the standards easier to read, understand, and apply, SSARS 21 introduces the financial statement preparation service, as well as significant changes to compilation engagements. The new requirements are effective for engagements on financial statements for periods ending on or after December 15, 2015; thus, it's important for CPAs to understand the changes and how to best put them into practice.
These client engagements and increase in business is the start of lots of positive momentum that we expect with our growing clientele." said Bryan Segal, CEO of Engagement Labs.
Services No.19 (SSARS 19) has been effective for financial statement engagements with year's ending on or alter Dec.
One executive noted: "Everybody talks about how to make outsourcing successful but why they fail is an important thing for us to understand." Based on these discussions with attendees at the MSU Executive Summit, three fundamental questions emerge about the nature of outsourcing engagements:
The accounting firm can learn a great deal about a client and their management from speaking to the prior accounting firm and any attorneys representing the client in prior engagements. If the client does not permit such a conference, the accounting firm should immediately inquire as to the reasons for such a denial.
He adds that long-term engagements without outsourcers are also becoming more common as IT takes on a more strategic role.
Christian parents were avid to void engagements and betrothals made without their prior knowledge, whatever the circumstances, especially clandestinely.
Hitter questioned whether these outsourcing engagements can be profitable in the early years of the contract.
Whenever possible, open-ended engagements should be avoided because they create uncertainty A properly drafted engagement letter would eliminate this uncertainty There is a significant correlation between the time frame covered and the scope of services to be provided.