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Definition of betrayal noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[uncountable, countable]
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the act of betraying someone or something or the fact of being betrayed a sense/a feeling/an act of betrayal I saw her actions as a betrayal of my trust. the many disappointments and betrayals in his life Memories of his betrayal still haunted her. a betrayal of their election promises a story of heroism, love and betrayal
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