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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of becoming engaged; A mutual promise or agreement to marry.

Usage examples (37)
  • Historically betrothal was a formal contract, blessed or officiated by a religious authority.
  • And you have been loth to part with her, even in betrothal ....
  • So maybe Vanderbeek sees the Kovalchuk deal, and the long-term betrothal to the even more important
  • To speak of breaking a betrothal is a serious matter! for more
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