how to pronounce betrayal


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the above transcription of betrayal is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

betrayal is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of betrayal in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… it's a real betrayal now that he's …”

meanings of betrayal


  1. The act of betraying.

betrayal frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word betrayal occurs in english on average 6.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics betrayal can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that betrayal can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with betrayal


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