Quick answer
"Fiancé" is a noun which is often translated as "el prometido", and "engaged" is an adjective which is often translated as "comprometido". Learn more about the difference between "fiancé" and "engaged" below.
fiancé(
fi
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an
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sey
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el prometido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You must talk these things over with your fiancé before you go ahead with the wedding.Debes hablar de estas cosas con tu prometido antes de seguir adelante con la boda.
b. el novio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
When are you going to introduce us to your fiancé?¿Cuándo nos vas a presentar a tu novio?
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engaged(
ehn
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geyjd
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (committed to marry)
a. comprometido
After only two months, the couple is already engaged.Después de solo dos meses, la pareja ya está comprometida.
2. (busy)
a. ocupado
She's engaged in her homework.Ella está ocupada haciendo su tarea.
3. (involved)
a. involucrado
How can we motivate staff and make them feel more engaged?¿Cómo podemos motivar a nuestros empleados y hacer que se sientan más involucrados?
4. (in use)
a. engranado
Right now the motor is fully engaged.Ahora mismo el motor está totalmente engranado.
5. (occupied) (United Kingdom)
a. ocupado
All the toilets were engaged.Todos los baños estaban ocupados.
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