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betroth

be·troth

betroth

 
 
pronunciation:
b troth [or] b troth
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: betrothed, betrothing, betroths
definition: to pledge or give in marriage.
It was big news that the heiress had betrothed herself to the prince.Her family betrothed her when she was very young to the son of a wealthy merchant.
similar words:
affiance, engage, marry
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