Meaning of “betrayal” in the English Dictionary


(Definition of “betrayal” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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betrayalnoun [ C/U ]

us /bɪˈtreɪ·əl/

the act of not being loyal when other people believe you are loyal :

[ U ] I felt a sense of betrayal when my friends refused to lend me money.

(Definition of “betrayal” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)