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betrayal

noun [C or U] uk   us   /bɪˈtreɪ.əl/
an act of betraying someone or something, or the fact of someone or something being betrayed: This was the first in a series of betrayals. I felt a sense of betrayal when my friends refused to support me.
Translations of “betrayal”
in Korean 배반, 배신…
in Arabic خِيانة…
in Portuguese traição, deslealdade…
in Catalan traïció…
in Japanese 裏切り, 背信…
in Italian tradimento…
in Chinese (Traditional) 背叛,被出賣…
in Russian предательство…
in Turkish ihanet, ifşa, açığa vurma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 背叛或者被出卖…
in Polish zdrada…
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