verb (used with object)
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Betrayal…you can hear it…betraying the thing he loves for a cheap bit of film publicity.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
We all felt the betrayal not so much of the institution as of the man who had noisily and heroically put it on the map.
To a certain degree, there is an irrational sense of betrayal.
The worldwide panic over her new look is rooted in a sense of betrayal to the "be yourself" values that Bridget Jones embodied.
Guns, money, sex, and betrayal: Rarely do the news gods smile down on us with such charity.
Was there no fear of betrayal through the servants at Harmony?The Petticoat Commando|Johanna Brandt
The punishment for betrayal of secrecy was "the extreme penalty of the Law."The Sequel of Appomattox|Walter Lynwood Fleming
Yes; his trusted servant has betrayed him, and never did master more repent a trust, or suffer greater pain by its betrayal.The Death Shot|Mayne Reid
I—I failed you then; I fainted; I felt myself to blame for your betrayal.Angel Island|Inez Haynes Gillmore
It would be a betrayal of trust to yield to the solicitations of one party what you have undertaken to return to both.The Leavenworth Case|Anna Katherine Green