[fee-ahn-sey, fee-ahn-sey]
a man engaged to be married. future groom, future husband, future spouse, betrothed.
Also, fiance.

1850–55; < French: betrothed, past participle of fiancer, Old French fiancier, verbal derivative of fiance a promise, equivalent to fi(er) to trust (< Vulgar Latin *fīdāre, Latin fīdere) + -ance -ance; see -ee

fiancé, fiancée, faience. Unabridged
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fiancé (fɪˈɒnseɪ)
a man who is engaged to be married
[C19: from French, from Old French fiancier to promise, betroth, from fiance a vow, from fier to trust, from Latin fīdere]

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Word Origin & History

"man to whom one is betrothed," 1864, from Fr. fiancé, pp. of fiancer "betrothed" (see fiancee).
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