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betray
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
betray /bi'trei/
  • ngoại động từ
    • bội phản đem nộp cho, bội phản đem giao cho
      • to be betrayed to the enemy: bị bội phản đem nộp cho địch
    • phản bội; phụ bạc
      • to betray one's country: phản bội đất nước
    • tiết lộ, để lộ ra
      • to betray a secret: lộ bí mật
      • to betray one's ignorance: lòi dốt ra
      • to betray oneself: để lộ chân tướng
    • lừa dối; phụ (lòng tin)
    • dẫn vào (con đường lầm lạc, đến chỗ nguy hiểm...)
      • to betray someone into errors: dẫn ai đến chỗ sai lầm
Concise Dictionary
betrays|betrayed|betrayingbɪ'treɪ
verb
+reveal unintentionally
+deliver to an enemy by treachery
+disappoint, prove undependable to; abandon, forsake
+be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage
+give away information about somebody
+cause someone to believe an untruth

Thesaurus Dictionary
v.
1 be or prove false or disloyal to, sell out, break faith with, let down, fail, inform on, Colloq sell down the river, Slang Brit shop:
He betrayed her to the enemy.
2 reveal, disclose, divulge, impart, tell; expose, lay bare:
She betrayed their hide-out to the police. He betrayed an unsuspected streak of cowardice.
3 lead astray, mislead, misguide, deceive, dupe, fool, hoodwink:
He has been betrayed by his own arrogance.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ verb [VN]
1 ~ sb/sth (to sb) to give information about sb/sth to an enemy: For years they had been betraying state secrets to Russia. + He was offered money to betray his colleagues.
2 to hurt sb who trusts you, especially by not being loyal or faithful to them: She felt betrayed when she found out the truth about him. + She betrayed his trust over and over again. + I have never known her to betray a confidence (= tell other people sth that should be kept secret).
3 to ignore your principles or beliefs in order to achieve sth or gain an advantage for yourself: He has been accused of betraying his former socialist ideals.
4 ~ sth / yourself to tell sb or make them aware of a piece of information, a feeling, etc., usually without meaning to: His voice betrayed the worry he was trying to hide. + She was terrified of saying something that would make her betray herself (= show her feelings or who she was).


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