Translation of betrayal in Spanish:

betrayal

traición, n.

Pronunciation /biˈtreɪəl//bɪˈtreɪəl//bəˈtreɪəl/

noun

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    (of ally, principles) traición feminine
    (of promise) incumplimiento masculine
    (of secrets) delación feminine
    a betrayal of trust un abuso de confianza
    • an act of betrayal una traición
    • Betrayal, when stemming from childhood, results in an expectation that betrayals will occur again and again, so a person is constantly anticipating them.
    • As a father himself he finds such disloyalty and betrayal completely unacceptable.
    • When her mother, who is clearly only concerned with her own prosperity, deserts her, it is only the first of a series of betrayals and letdowns.
    • A system that has brought unimagined prosperity cannot survive if such betrayals become commonplace.
    • The cocaine trade being so lucrative, it encouraged disloyalty and betrayal.