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1. betrothal

noun. the act of becoming betrothed or engaged.

Synonyms

  • ritual
  • espousal

Antonyms

  • non-engagement
  • nonparticipation
  • disapproval

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2. betrothal

noun. a mutual promise to marry.

Synonyms

  • ringing
  • troth
  • promise

Example sentences of the word betrothal


1. Noun, singular or mass
Supporters of early marriage point to Muhammad's betrothal to Aishah when he was 6 years old.

2. Adjective
In the old days, a potential groom would send three letters: a betrothal letter, gift letter and wedding letter.

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