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slander

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈslɑːndər/ LAW
statements that someone makes about another person that are not true and that harm their reputation, or the crime of making these statements: Where is the line between slander and free speech? The group is suing Van der Wald for slander. a slander lawsuit/suit/charge →  Compare libel noun
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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