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Definition of vilification noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

vilification

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌvɪlɪfɪˈkeɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌvɪlɪfɪˈkeɪʃn//
 
[uncountable] (formal)
 
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the act of saying or writing unpleasant things about somebody/something so that other people will have a low opinion of them the vilification of single mothers by right-wing politicians