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"Betrayal" is a noun which is often translated as "la traición", and "treachery" is a noun which is also often translated as "la traición". Learn more about the difference between "betrayal" and "treachery" below.
betrayal(
bih
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trey
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uhl
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (treachery)
a. la traición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Signing this agreement would be a betrayal of everything I stand for.Firmar este acuerdo sería una traición a todo aquello con lo que me identifico.
2. (act of revealing)
a. la delación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He was executed for his betrayal of secret information to the enemy.Fue ejecutado por delación de información secreta al enemigo.
3. (failure to keep something promised)
a. el traición
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Voters saw the tax increase as a betrayal of the government's election promises.Los votantes veían la subida del impuesto como una traición a los compromisos electorales del gobierno.
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treachery
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (betrayal)
a. la traición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My ex-girlfriend is the personification of treachery.Mi ex novia es la personificación de la traición.
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