Meaning of “betrothed” in the English Dictionary

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"betrothed" in British English

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betrothednoun [ S ]

uk /bɪˈtrəʊðd/ us /bɪˈtroʊðd/ 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.

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

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