el prometido
-the fiancé
See the entry for prometido.


el prometido, la prometida(
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
1. (future husband or wife)
a. fiancé (masculine)
Su prometido se llama Paulo. Se casan en diciembre.Her fiancé is called Paulo. They're getting married in December.
b. fiancée (feminine)
Paula ya es mi prometida. Le propuse matrimonio anoche.Paula is now my fiancée. I proposed last night.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (betrothed)
a. engaged
Estamos prometidos desde hace un año.We've been engaged for one year.
3. (agreed)
a. promised
No me dieron el aumento prometido.I didn't get the promised raise.
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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. fiancé, fiancée
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (para casarse)
a. engaged
3. (asegurado)
lo prometidowhat has been promised, promise
cumplir lo prometidoto keep one's promise
lo prometido es deudaa promise is a promise
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prometidoa prometida
1 [+ayuda, favor] promised
lo prometido es deuda a promise is a promise; you can't break a promise
la Tierra Prometida the Promised Land
2 [+persona] engaged
estar prometido con algn to be engaged to sb
(novio) fiancé/fiancée
(promesa) promise
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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