Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of betraying.
- n. the act of betraying
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act or the result of betraying.
- n. an act of deliberate betrayal
- n. the quality of aiding an enemy
- From betray + -al. (Wiktionary)
“I prefer the term betrayal of the public trust to describe the course of action he's pursuing and predicted last November the eventual nominees of either party would embrace such methods.”
“CF: I can't accept the word betrayal because an artist has the absolute right and responsibility to follow their path -- to follow what interests them -- I felt certainly disappointed I was always looking for a book to touch me the way those early books did... but I never did.”
“Speaking on Ekho Moskvy, Mr. Chamov denied using the word "betrayal," adding: "Western companies were doing very well in Libya, as well as Russian companies...and then the war started and everything ended.”
“Playing what I call the betrayal sweepstakes -- a ceaseless denunciation of the administration's failures and missteps -- doesn't get us very far.”
“They put up with it because getting our help for awhile followed by another betrayal is the best offer they ever get.”
“Thousands of people marched through Los Angeles on Saturday, fueled in part by what they called a betrayal by Bush.”
“I will speak this hour with former CIA operative Valerie Plame Wilson about her life as a spy and what she calls her betrayal by the White House.”
“And a former CIA operative, her identity leaked in a Bush administration scandal, now tells us about her life as a spy and what she calls her betrayal by the White House.”
“I'll speak this hour with former CIA operative Valerie Plame Wilson about her life as a spy and what she calls her betrayal by the White House.”
“These parties allow their judgment to be clouded by hatred of what they call a betrayal by De Klerk of white interests.”
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