English version

suitor

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsuitorsui‧tor /ˈsuːtə, ˈsjuː- $ ˈsuːtər/ noun [countable]  old useMARRY a man who wants to marry a particular woman
Examples from the Corpus
suitorFairfax tells me that he is a suitor, eager to lay claim to a girl who is now only eleven.The geeky suitor lost, which pushes the wrong buttons.Bianca, the younger, more desirable daughter has swarms of suitors.Our suitors have to shout just to get our names.A possible suitor wearing a Walkman sang along intermittently much louder than he realized.The government therefore turned to multinational companies as potential suitors for Rover.
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