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We found 26 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word detraction:
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General dictionaries General (24 matching dictionaries)
  1. detraction: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. detraction: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. detraction: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. detraction: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. detraction: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. Detraction, detraction: Wordnik [home, info]
  7. detraction: Wiktionary [home, info]
  8. detraction: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  9. detraction: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  10. detraction: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  11. Detraction, detraction: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  12. detraction: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  13. detraction: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Detraction: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  15. Detraction: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. detraction: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  17. detraction: Rhymezone [home, info]
  18. Detraction: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  19. detraction: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  20. detraction: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  21. detraction: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  22. detraction: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  23. detraction: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  24. detraction: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. detraction: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Detraction: Catholic Encyclopedia [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (detraction)

noun:  the act of discrediting or detracting from someone's reputation (especially by slander) ("Let it be no detraction from his merits to say he is plainspoken")
noun:  a petty disparagement

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