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Etymology

From Old French traitor (French: traître), form [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] traditor.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
traitor

Plural
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  1. One who violates his allegiance and betrays his/her country; one guilty of treason; one who, in breach of trust, delivers his country to an enemy, or yields up any fort or place intrusted to his defense, or surrenders an army or body of troops to the enemy, unless when vanquished; also, one who takes arms and levies war against his country; or one who aids an enemy in conquering his country.
  2. Hence, one who betrays any confidence or trust; a betrayer.

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Verb

Infinitive
to traitor

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to traitor (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To act the traitor toward; to betray; to deceive.

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Adjective

traitor

  1. traitorous.

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