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fiancé

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French

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NounEdit

fiancé (plural fiancés)

  1. A man who is engaged to be married.
  2. A person engaged to be married.
    • 2009, B. R. Laine, Tales from Suffolk County, page 107:
      West said that she was proud of their relationship and is looking forward to meeting his fiancé.

Usage notesEdit

  • Traditionally, the spelling fiancé is used for a man who is engaged, with fiancée being the female counterpart. (This is a reflection of the corresponding distinction in French.)

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VerbEdit

fiancé m (feminine fiancée, masculine plural fiancés, feminine plural fiancées)

  1. past participle of fiancer

AdjectiveEdit

fiancé m (feminine fiancée, masculine plural fiancés, feminine plural fiancées)

  1. engaged

NounEdit

fiancé m (plural fiancés)

  1. fiancé

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