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- Deliberate, often calculated, disregard for trust or faith.
- The act of violating the confidence of another, usually for personal gain.
- (countable) An act or instance of treachery.
- 1938, Norman Lindsay, Age of Consent, Sydney: Ure Smith, published 1962, page 78:
- These submerged treacheries left an atmosphere. Even two such practised obliterators of their species as Bradly and Podson could not fail to note that each was secreting a certain reservation of opinion on the other.
deliberate disregard for trust or faith
the act of violating the confidence of another
treason — see treason
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