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sellout

noun [C usually singular] (BROKEN PROMISE)    /ˈsel.aʊt/ disapproving
a situation in which someone does not do what they have promised to do or what they should do: Most of the workers see the union agreement as a sellout.Disloyalty, betrayal and treason
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