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betray

  

      vt  
     [+friend, country]   trahir  
→ His best friend betrayed him.        
→ How could you betray me like that?        
→ They offered me money if I would betray my associates.        
→ Judas Iscariot betrayed Jesus.        
  [+confidence, trust]   trahir  
→ I will not betray his confidence.        
→ You have betrayed my trust by passing on that information.        
   (=reveal)  
  [+emotion]  
trahir, révéler  
→ Jeremy's voice betrayed little emotion.        
→ She studied his face, but it betrayed nothing.        
→ His face betrayed his anger.        
     [+wife, husband, partner]   tromper  
→ his second wife, whom he betrayed by secretly having a child by another woman        
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
See also:

betrayal, betrayer, battery, bray

betray v.
trahir

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
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trahir la confiance de qn
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'betray' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
v.
betray
[Vieilli]
v.
betray oneself
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