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betoken
American English: /bəˈtoʊkən/
British English: /bɪˈtəʊk(ə)n/

Translation of betoken in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • [formal] (indicate)
    ser signo or indicio de
    (augur)
    ser augurio de
    Example sentences
    • The reluctance to wave the big stick at employers does not betoken EU indifference.
    • The forfeiture occurred March 27, 2002, when, in a private act betokening an uneasy conscience, he signed the McCain-Feingold law expanding government regulation of the timing, quantity and content of political speech.
    • If, between the two, an outline faintly emerges of something betokening a system - implied through the press-release fog - then we shall have something to test against and compare with other documented cases affecting films.
    Example sentences
    • Does this betoken a sea change Irish political tastes since the birth of the tiger?
    • Whether this betokens a change in the author's views or merely proves his ability to ride two different horses at once, we cannot tell.
    • Nonetheless, they betokened a major transformation in the history of religion and society in America, and my organization was ill-suited to do much other than complain about it.

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