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English definition of “spoken for”

spoken for

adjective [after verb] uk   us  
describes something that is not available because someone has already bought or asked for it: Most of the best paintings in the exhibition were already spoken for.Unavailable and inaccessiblePresent old-fashioned describes someone who is not available for a romantic relationship because they are already having one with someone else: Both girls were spoken for.Marital status
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