Etymology
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betrothal (n.)

"act of betrothing," 1825, from betroth + -al (2). Earlier in same sense were betrothment (1580s), betrothing (14c.).

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Definitions of betrothal

betrothal (n.)
a mutual promise to marry;
Synonyms: troth / engagement
betrothal (n.)
the act of becoming betrothed or engaged;
Synonyms: espousal
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