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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “treachery”

treachery

noun [U]     /ˈtretʃ.ər.i/ US  /-ɚ-/ formal
when a person deceives, or is not loyal to, someone who trusts them
背叛(一个人欺骗信任他的某人,或对其不忠)
Corley said she was standing down as leader because of the treachery of her own colleagues.
科利说她要从领导岗位上退下了,原因是她自己同事的拆台。
Disloyalty, betrayal and treason
(Definition of treachery noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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