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betroth

verb [T] uk   /bɪˈtrəʊð/  us   /-ˈtroʊð/ old use
to cause someone to promise formally to marry someone: She was betrothed to her cousin at an early age.
betrothal
noun [C] uk   /bɪˈtrəʊ.ðəl/  us   /-ˈtroʊ-/
The play revolves round the betrothal of a duke to a doctor's daughter.
Translations of “betroth”
in Vietnamese hứa hôn…
in Spanish prometer en matrimonio (a)…
in Thai หมั้น…
in Malaysian bertunang…
in French fiancer (à, avec)…
in German verloben…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(男女雙方)訂婚…
in Indonesian bertunangan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(男女双方)订婚…
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