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Definitions for betrothed
bɪˈtroʊðd, -ˈtrɔθtbe·trothed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. betrothedadjective

    the person to whom you are engaged

  2. bespoken, betrothedadjective

    pledged to be married

    "the engaged couple"

Wiktionary

  1. betrothednoun

    Fiancé or fiancée

Wikipedia

  1. betrothed

    An engagement or betrothal is the period of time between the declaration of acceptance of a marriage proposal and the marriage itself (which is typically but not always commenced with a wedding). During this period, a couple is said to be fiancés (from the French), betrothed, intended, affianced, engaged to be married, or simply engaged. Future brides and grooms may be called fiancée (feminine) or fiancé (masculine), the betrothed, a wife-to-be or husband-to-be, respectively. The duration of the courtship varies vastly, and is largely dependent on cultural norms or upon the agreement of the parties involved. Long engagements were once common in formal arranged marriages, and it was not uncommon for parents betrothing children to arrange marriages many years before the engaged couple were old enough. This is still done in some countries. Many traditional Christian denominations have optional rites for Christian betrothal (also known as 'blessing an engaged couple' or 'declaration of intention') that bless and ratify the intent of a couple to marry before God and the Church.

ChatGPT

  1. betrothed

    Betrothed refers to a person who is formally engaged or committed to be married to another individual. It can also refer to the mutual agreement or contract for a future marriage between two individuals.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Betrothed

    of Betroth

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of betrothed in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of betrothed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of betrothed in a Sentence

  1. Peter Ustinov:

    I was irrevocably betrothed to laughter, the sound of which has always seemed to me to be the most civilised music in the world.

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