Examples of betrothal in a sentence
They were both young at the time of their betrothal.
<the couple's betrothal lasted four years>
Origin and Etymology of betrothal
First Known Use: 1683
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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