Definition of betrothed in English:

betrothed

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Pronunciation: /bɪˈtrəʊðd
 
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noun

(one's betrothed)
  • The person to whom one is engaged: how long have you known your betrothed?
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    • Alexia turned around and gasped, it was her betrothed, whom she had forgotten about completely.
    • Bassianus, who is already engaged to Lavinia, reclaims his betrothed with the help of Titus' sons.
    • Meanwhile Pam's betrothed, Joe, is also having his own doubts about the day, with matters further complicated by the bridesmaid's heavy-handed attempts to convince Pam that no woman could be blamed for leaving her father.

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