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backbitingnoun [U]

us   /ˈbækˌbɑɪ·t̬ɪŋ/
unpleasant or unkind remarks made about a person who is not present: There’s a lot of backbiting and disarray among key officials.
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backbitingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈbækˌbaɪ.tɪŋ/ us   /ˈbækˌbaɪ.t̬ɪŋ/
unpleasant and unkind words that are said about someone who is not there: A lot of backbiting goes on in our office.
(Definition of backbiting from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “backbiting”
in Chinese (Simplified) 背后说的坏话…
in Chinese (Traditional) 背後說的壞話, 背後誹謗,背後中傷…
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