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Spanish translation of “betray”

betray

verb /biˈtrei/
to act disloyally or treacherously towards ( especially a person who trusts one)
traicionar
He betrayed his own brother (to the enemy ).
to give away (a secret etc)
revelar , delatar
Never betray a confidence !
to show ( signs of)
revelar , delatar
Her pale face betrayed her fear .
betrayal noun
traición
He was deeply hurt by the betrayal of his trust by one of his closest friends .
betrayer noun
traidor
He came back to avenge his betrayers.
(Definition of betray from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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