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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 …”
To betray means to act in a way that breaks someone's trust in you, such as by making something harmful.
the word betray occurs in english on average 3.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
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 betray can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;
2) people, society, and culture;