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One entry found for traitor.
Main Entry: trai·tor
Pronunciation: primarystresstramacrt-schwar
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English traitre "traitor," from early French traitre (same meaning), from Latin traditor (same meaning), derived from tradere "to hand over, betray" --related to TREASON --see Word History at TREASON
1 : one who betrays another's trust or is false to an obligation or duty
2 : one who commits treason

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