Pronounced; (Pre- on-say)- Is the engagement before an engagment tobe married. A long term, serious partner would be considered a Priance at the point of which both parties had a general understanding of the fact that they would someday be engaged to be married, but are not quite ready yet and there is no ring.
Dude 1: "Is that your girl?"
Dude 2: "Ya, she's my Priance...we'll be enganged soon, we've been together for four years."
Dude 3: "Ya, I'd tag that shit somehow if I were you, too...she's hot!"
Girl 1: "Mr.Wondereful made me his priance last night... he said he wanted to make the engagement really speacial but wanted me to know he has intent to propose!"