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Spoken ContextPlay
Use 'slander' for spoken words, not written ones, which is called 'libel'. SlideHis offhand comment, if spread, could be considered slander.
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Legal ImplicationsPlay
'Slander' can involve legal consequences due to damage to reputation. SlideShe won the court case after proving the slanderous remarks.
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Proof of HarmPlay
For a statement to be 'slander', there must be proof it harmed someone's reputation. SlideDespite the gossip, he couldn't show how the slander affected his status.