how to pronounce betray

/bɪˈtɹɛɪ/

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The above transcription of betray 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.

betray is pronounced in two syllables

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bɪtɹɛɪ

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An example use of betray in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… which is most incredible betray treat …”

meaning of betray

To betray means to act in a way that breaks someone's trust in you, such as by making something harmful.

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