betrayal Definition in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “betrayal” - Learner’s Dictionary

betrayal

noun [C, U]     /bɪˈtreɪəl/
cruel or dishonest behaviour towards someone who trusts you: a betrayal of trustDisloyalty, betrayal and treason
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…
(Definition of betrayal from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Just who is driving this thing?
Just who is driving this thing?
by ,
May 03, 2016
by Colin McIntosh Do you remember Herbie the Love Bug? Herbie was a 1963 Volkswagen Beetle car in a string of Walt Disney movies. In typical Disney anthropomorphic style, Herbie goes his own way, falls in love, cries, plays jokes, and generally has a mind of his own. While the new driverless cars, like those being

Read More 

Word of the Day

galaxy

one of the independent groups of stars in the universe

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More