disparagement

noun

dis·​par·​age·​ment di-ˈspar-ij-mənt How to pronounce disparagement (audio)
1
: the publication of false and injurious statements that are derogatory of another's property, business, or product

called also business disparagement, commercial disparagement, disparagement of property, slander of goods, trade libel

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“Disparagement.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/disparagement. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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