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af·fi·ance

affiance

 
pronunciation:
faI ns
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: affiances, affiancing, affianced
definition: to promise or pledge (oneself) to marry; betroth.
He could not understand how she could affiance herself to such a brutish man.
synonyms:
betroth, engage
similar words:
pledge, plight, promise
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