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vilifyverb [T]

uk   /ˈvɪl.ɪ.faɪ/  us   /ˈvɪl.ə.faɪ/ formal
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vilifyverb [T]

 us   /ˈvɪl·əˌfɑɪ/ fml
to say or write unpleasant things about someone or something, in order to cause other people to have a bad opinion of that person or thing: He claimed he was unfairly vilified by the press.
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