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Definition of slander noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    slander

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈslændər//
     
    [countable, uncountable]
     
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  1. a false spoken statement intended to damage the good opinion people have of someone; the legal offense of making this kind of statement a vicious slander on the company's good name He's suing them for slander. compare libel
  2. NAmE//ˈslændərəs//
     
    adjective a slanderous remark
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: slander

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