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betrothednoun [S]

uk   /bɪˈtrəʊðd/  us   /-ˈtroʊðd/ formal or old use
a person that someone has promised to marry, or has been promised to as a marriage partner: He sent a dozen roses to his betrothed.
Translations of “betrothed”
in Chinese (Traditional) 未婚夫或未婚妻…
in Chinese (Simplified) 未婚夫或未婚妻…
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