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    sondra is offline Member
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    Hello,

    I was wondering if the use of 'slander' is correct in this sentence?

    From what I read in translation in the comment section below there is much slander of her vocal abilities.

    The dictionary says that it refers to a spoken statement intended to damage good opinion people have of somebody. In this sentence it is a written statement. Is it correct?

    Thanks

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    I'm not a lawyer but according to my dictionary slander relates, as you say,
    to a spoken statement.

    Have look in your dictionary for the word libel.

    libel refers to an injurious statement written or spoken.

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    Default Re: A sentence

    Sondra, please relate your thread titles to your question.

    A better title for this one would have been There is much slander of her vocal abilities.

    Rover

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