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backstabbernoun [C]

uk   /ˈbækˌstæb.ər/  us   //
someone who says ​harmful things about you when you are not there to ​defend yourself
(Definition of backstabber from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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