fiancée

[fee-ahn-sey, fee-ahn-sey]
noun
a woman engaged to be married.

Origin:
1850–55; < French; feminine of fiancé

fiancé, fiancée, faience.
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fiancée (fɪˈɒnseɪ)
 
n
a woman who is engaged to be married

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fiancee
1853, from Fr. fianceé, fem. of fiancé, pp. of fiancer "betrothed," from O.Fr. fiancer, from fiance "a promise, trust," from fier "to trust," from V.L. *fidare (see affiance). Has all but expelled native betrothed. The verb fiance, now obsolete, was used c.1450-1600
for "to engage to be married."
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He runs into his former fiancee and quietly hands back all of the letters she had written him over the years.
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