Most people view “engaged” as a pre-marital status, indicating that a couple has made a commitment to marry each other in the future. When a couple gets engaged, it typically means that they have made a formal commitment to one another and are planning to get married at a later date.
It is considered appropriate to use the term “engaged” when referring to a couple who has made a formal commitment to marriage, and are in the process of planning their wedding. This can include activities such as setting a wedding date, choosing a venue, and selecting wedding attire.
It’s also appropriate to use the term “engaged” when speaking with friends, family or colleagues about the couple’s plans for the future. It’s also appropriate to use the term “engaged” when talking to other people or in social media, for example when you are wishing congratulations or expressing your excitement for the couple’s upcoming wedding.
It’s important to note that cultures, traditions and social norms may vary and what is considered as appropriate or not may change accordingly.