Definition of 'traitor'
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I was called a traitor for being positive about immigration. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is a traitor and a spy. The Sun (2010)Chechen rebels have branded him a traitor. Times, Sunday Times (2009)One of a traitor who betrays her own kin. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEThey cannot now call me a traitor. Times, Sunday Times (2011)How dare anyone call me a traitor? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Nor is there reason to call people traitors, as some important people are doing. A Rock and a Hard Place (1994)In paranoid Baghdad today anyone working for a foreigner risks a horrible death as a spy and traitor. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He was branded a traitor. Times, Sunday Times (2013)To many others, he is a traitor who has betrayed his country and its secrets to its enemies in a time of war. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If he comes back he'll be a traitor, an enemy of the people. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He was by then being branded as a traitor and rebel, and had found himself pursued by government agents and without a friend in the world. Christianity Today (2000)Schools and colleges were monitored by the military, mild dissidents were branded traitors, whole groups of friends were rounded up and removed. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He sued at least four US presidents, ignoring critics who called him a traitor and dismissing death threats. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'traitor'
British English: traitor NOUN
A traitor is someone who harms a group that they belong to by helping its enemies.
Some say he's a traitor to the movement.
Definition of traitor from the Collins English Dictionary
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