Definitions for "Betrothal"
The act of betrothing, or the fact of being betrothed; a mutual promise, engagement, or contract for a future marriage between the persons betrothed; betrothment; affiance.
Formal contract for a future marriage. At the ceremony, Ygraine and the Earl of Norfolk's son, Garstrang, signed the contract, Garstrang signed for his father, thus "Betrothal by proxy."
the act of becoming betrothed or engaged
Keywords:  couple, occasion, special
a special occasion for any couple