fiancée
noun Etymology: French, feminine of fiancé Date: 1835 a woman engaged to be married

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  • Fiancee — Fiancée Fiancée …   Wikipédia en Français

  • fiancée — ● fiancée nom féminin Nom usuel commun à une libellule du genre lestes et à trois papillons (deux noctuelles et une lichénée). ● fiancé, fiancée nom Jeune homme, jeune fille, engagés solennellement par une promesse de mariage, ou qui ont… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • fiancee — woman to whom one is betrothed, 1853, from Fr. fianceé, fem. of fiancé, pp. of fiancer to betroth, from fiance a promise, trust, from fier to trust, from V.L. *fidare (see AFFIANCE (Cf. affiance)). Has all but expelled native betrothed. The verb… …   Etymology dictionary

  • fiancée — [fē΄än sā′; ] also [ fē än′sā, fē′än sā΄] n. [Fr, fem. pp. of fiancer: see FIANCÉ] the woman to whom a man is engaged to be married …   English World dictionary

  • fiancée — UK [fɪˈɒnseɪ] / US [ˌfɪɑnˈseɪ] noun [countable] Word forms fiancée : singular fiancée plural fiancées your fiancée is the woman you are engaged to and are going to get married to …   English dictionary

  • Fiancée — Fiancée …   Wikipédia en Français

  • fiancée — fi|an|cée [ ,fian seı ] noun count your fiancée is the woman you are ENGAGED to and are going to get married to …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fiancée — [[t]fiɒ̱nseɪ, AM fi͟ːɑːnse͟ɪ[/t]] fiancées N COUNT: usu poss N A man s fiancée is the woman to whom he is engaged to be married …   English dictionary

  • fiancée — fiancé, fiancée The first is masculine and the second is feminine. Both words are pronounced fi on say …   Modern English usage

  • fiancée — /fee ahn say , fee ahn say/, n. a woman engaged to be married; a woman to whom a man is engaged. [1850 55; < F; fem. of FIANCÉ] * * * …   Universalium

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