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English definition of “slander”

slander

noun [C, U]     /ˈslɑːndər/
the crime of saying bad things about someone that are not trueDamaging reputationDisapproving and criticizing
slander verb [T] slanderous     /ˈslɑːndərəs/ adjective saying bad things about someone that are not trueDamaging reputationDisapproving and criticizing
(Definition of slander noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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