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calumny

noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˈkæl.əm.ni/ formal
(the act of making) a statement about someone that is not true and is intended to damage the reputation of that person: He was subjected to the most vicious calumny, but he never complained and never sued.
Translations of “calumny”
in Chinese (Traditional) 誹謗,誣衊,中傷…
in Chinese (Simplified) 诽谤,诬蔑,中伤…
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