Examples of betrothal in a Sentence
They were both young at the time of their betrothal.
the couple's betrothal lasted four years
Recent Examples of betrothal from the Web
Given the acrimonious circumstances of their betrothal, that sex was almost certainly not consensual.
The dire agreement affects him almost as a betrothal might.
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BETROTHAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of betrothal for English Language Learners
: the act of promising to marry someone
: an agreement that two people will be married in the future
BETROTHAL Defined for Kids
Definition of betrothal for Students
: an engagement to be married
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