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muckrakingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈmʌkˌreɪ.kɪŋ/ disapproving
the ​activity, ​especially by ​newspapers and reporters, of ​trying to ​find out ​unpleasantinformation about ​people or ​organizations in ​order to make it ​public: There was so much muckraking about his ​familylife that he ​decided not to ​stand for ​election.
muckraker
noun [C] uk   /-kər/  us   /-kɚ/
(Definition of muckraking from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “muckraking”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指报纸和记者)搜集并揭露丑闻…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指報紙和記者)搜集並揭露醜聞…
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