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See also: fiancee and fianceé

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French fiancée.

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fiancée (plural fiancées, masculine fiancé)

  1. A woman who is engaged to be married.

Usage notesEdit

  • Traditionally, the spelling fiancée is used for a woman who is engaged, with fiancé being the male 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

fiancé +‎ -e

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ParticipleEdit

fiancée f sg

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of fiancer

NounEdit

 fiancée on French Wikipedia

fiancée f (plural fiancées)

  1. feminine equivalent of fiancé (fiancé); a fiancée
  2. a large yellow underwing

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