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defame

verb [T]  /dɪˈfeɪm/ us  
to damage someone’s or something’s reputation by saying or writing bad things that are not true: He was behind the propaganda campaign to defame his political opponent.
defamation
noun [U]  /ˌdef·əˈmeɪ·ʃən/ us  
Translations of “defame”
in Chinese (Traditional) 詆毀,中傷,敗壞…的名譽…
in Chinese (Simplified) 诋毁,中伤,败坏…的名誉…
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