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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

      adj : pledged to be married; "the engaged couple" [syn: bespoken,
             betrothed, engaged, pledged]