betray

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betray /bɪˈtreɪ/ verb
betrays; betrayed; betraying
betray
/bɪˈtreɪ/
verb
betrays; betrayed; betraying
Learner's definition of BETRAY
[+ object]
: to give information about (a person, group, country, etc.) to an enemy
: to hurt (someone who trusts you, such as a friend or relative) by not giving help or by doing something morally wrong
: to show (something, such as a feeling or desire) without wanting or trying to
: to reveal (something that should not be revealed)
: to do something that does not agree with (your beliefs, principles, etc.)

— betrayal

/bɪˈtrejəl/ noun, plural betrayals
[count]
[noncount]

— betrayer

/bɪˈtrejɚ/ noun, plural betrayers [count]
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