besmirch Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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besmirchverb [T]

uk   /bɪˈsmɜːtʃ/  us   /-ˈsmɝːtʃ/ literary
to say ​bad things about someone to ​influence other people's ​opinion of them: His ​accusations were ​false, but they ​served to besmirch her reputation.
(Definition of besmirch from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “besmirch”
in Chinese (Simplified) 玷污,糟蹋(名誉等)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 玷污,糟蹋(名譽等)…
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