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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 af·fi·ance /əˈfaɪən(t)s/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Af·fi·ance n.
 1. Plighted faith; marriage contract or promise. [archaic]
 2. Trust; reliance; faith; confidence. [archaic]
    Such feelings promptly yielded to his habitual affiance in the divine love.   --Sir J. Stephen.
 Lancelot, my Lancelot, thou in whom I have
 Most joy and most affiance.   --Tennyson.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 af·fi·ance, v. t. [imp. & p. p. affianced p. pr. & vb. n. affiancing ]
 1. To betroth; to pledge one's faith to for marriage, or solemnly promise (one's self or another) in marriage.
    To me, sad maid, he was affianced.   --Spenser.
 2. To assure by promise. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v : give to in marriage [syn: betroth, engage, plight]