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English definition of “traduce”

traduce

verb [T]     /trəˈdjuːs/ /-ˈdʒuːs/ US  /-ˈduːs/ formal
to strongly criticize someone, especially in a way that harms their reputationDisapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation
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