betrothal

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/bɪˈtrəʊðəl/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/bɪˈtroʊðəl, -ˈtrɔθəl/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(bi trōᵺəl, -trôthəl)



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
be•troth•al /bɪˈtroʊðəl, -ˈtrɔθəl/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. the act or state of being engaged to be married:The mayor had not announced a betrothal in that village for some time.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
be•troth•al  (bi trōᵺəl, -trôthəl),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. the act or state of being betrothed;
    engagement.
Also,  be•trothment. 
  • betroth + -al2 1835–45

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
betrothal /bɪˈtrəʊðəl/ n
  1. engagement to be married
  2. a mutual promise to marry
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