betray

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/bɪˈtreɪ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/bɪˈtreɪ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bi trā)

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betray [sb/sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (be disloyal)traicionar a vtr + prep
 Charles I of England was executed for betraying his country.
 Carlos I de Inglaterra fue ejecutado por traicionar a su país.
betray [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (go against ideals)traicionar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
 She refused to betray her own values by eating meat just to avoid offending her host.
 No quiso traicionar sus propios valores comiendo carne para no ofender a su anfitrión.
betray [sb/sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (expose treacherously)traicionar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
  delatar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
 Chad was betrayed by his best friend, and was subsequently arrested.
 A Chad lo traicionó su mejor amigo y posteriormente fue arrestado.
betray [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (reveal)revelar, delatar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
 Though she smiled as she spoke, her quavering voice betrayed her fear.
 Aunque sonreía mientras hablaba, su voz temblorosa revelaba (or: delataba) su miedo.
betray [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (indicate)delatar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
  indicar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
  revelar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
 The crack in the wall betrays the questionable structural integrity of the building.
 La grieta de la pared delata la cuestionable integridad estructural del edificio.
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betray yourself vtr + refltransitive verb and reflexive pronoun: Transitive verb with reflexive pronoun--for example, "Enjoy yourself." "They behaved themselves." (go against your own values)traicionarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse").
 I would be betraying myself if I voted for that party.
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