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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French fiancé.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fiancé (plural fiancés, feminine fiancée)

  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). However, this distinction is not reliably followed today.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From fiancer.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. engaged

NounEdit

fiancé m (plural fiancés)

  1. fiancé

VerbEdit

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

  1. past participle of fiancer

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