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slander

noun [C/U]  /ˈslæn·dər/ us  
a false, spoken statement about someone which damages that person's reputation, or the making of such a statement: [U] Political campaigns are full of shameless slander.
slander
verb [T]  /ˈslæn·dər/ us  
Her statement was not meant to slander anybody – it's just descriptive.
slanderous
adjective  /ˈslæn·dər·əs/ us  
McCarthy unleashed slanderous accusations in every direction.
Translations of “slander”
in Spanish calumnia, difamación…
in French calomnie, diffamation…
in German die Verleumdung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 誹謗,詆毀…
in Russian клевета…
in Turkish iftira, karalama, kara çalma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 诽谤,诋毁…
in Polish zniesławienie, pomówienie…
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