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English definition of “slander”


noun [C/U]    /ˈslæn·dər/
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    /ˈslæn·dər/ verb [T] Her statement was not meant to slander anybody – it's just descriptive . slanderous    /ˈslæn·dər·əs/ adjective McCarthy unleashed slanderous accusations in every direction .
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