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backbiting

noun [U] uk   /ˈbækˌbaɪ.tɪŋ/  us   /-t̬ɪŋ/
unpleasant and unkind words that are said about someone who is not there: A lot of backbiting goes on in our office.
Translations of “backbiting”
in Chinese (Traditional) 背後說的壞話, 背後誹謗,背後中傷…
in Chinese (Simplified) 背后说的坏话…
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