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Pronunciation: /bɪˈtrəʊð/

Translation of betroth in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [formal] prometer en matrimonio [formal] her father betrothed her to a rich merchant su padre la prometió en matrimonio a un rico mercader to be betrothd to sb ser* el prometido/la prometida de algn, estar* comprometido con algn (Latin America/América Latina)

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An estanco is an establishment selling tobacco, stamps, bus and subway passes and other products whose sale is restricted. Cigarettes etc are sold in bars and cafés but at higher prices. Estancos also sell stationery and sometimes newspapers.