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traitor

noun [C]  us   /ˈtreɪ·t̬ər/
a person who gives away or sells secrets of his or her country, or someone who is not loyal to particular beliefs or friends: Benedict Arnold was a traitor during the American Revolution. Opponents called the mayor "a traitor to the cause."
Translations of “traitor”
in Arabic خائن…
in Korean 반역자…
in Malaysian pengkhianat…
in French traître, traîtresse…
in Turkish hain, vatan haini…
in Italian traditore, -trice…
in Chinese (Traditional) 背叛者,叛徒, 賣國賊…
in Russian предатель…
in Polish zdraj-ca/czyni…
in Vietnamese kẻ phản bội…
in Spanish traidor…
in Portuguese traidor, -ora…
in Thai ผู้ทรยศ…
in German der/die Verräter(in)…
in Catalan traïdor, -a…
in Japanese 裏切り者, 内通者…
in Indonesian pengkhianat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 背叛者,叛徒, 卖国贼…
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