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English definition of “betrothed”

betrothed

noun [S]     /bɪˈtrəʊðd/ US  /-ˈtroʊðd/ formal or old use
a person someone has promised to marry or has been promised to as a marriage partner: He sent a dozen roses to his betrothed. → Synonym fiancé, fiancéeRomantic and sexual partners
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