Translation of backstabbing in Spanish:

backstabbing

crítica desleal, n.

Pronunciation ///ˈbækˌstæbɪŋ/

noun

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    crítica desleal feminine
    • Mind you, I was a little bemused to read the article say: ‘Is my peripheral vision good enough to detect back-stabbing?’
    • Amid all the rehearsals there are love triangles, back-stabbing, popular girls and a very unconvincing school playboy.
    • And I have to say that the constant histrionics and tantrums made a French workplace much more fun than the repressed emotions and silent back-stabbing of an English office.
    • It's a cool story - theft, corruption, conspiracy theories, mud-slinging and back-stabbing.
    • Such directness would have lent a strategic clarity needed to link ends and means in statecraft, reinforced the war's objectives, and reduced a fair amount of second-guessing and downright back-stabbing at home and abroad.
    • As for ‘violence’, a very popular topic in the echolalist edifying ‘discourses’, the one they know best but never write about is character assassination and back-stabbing.
    • After the lying and back-stabbing that took place this week, relations between the housemates have degenerated into drunken abuse and name-calling.
    • ‘We need to remain united, never to return to the bickering and back-stabbing of the past and we need to remain positive and outward looking,’ he said.
    • Now the wheel is turning towards romance and intrigue and back-stabbing in other settings, with game shows, suspense and youth shows for variety.
    • But no saga of corporate back-stabbing could possibly match it, not least because in Rome, back-stabbing was more than a metaphor.
    • ‘I am absolutely appalled at the mere suggestion this might have happened,’ she says in an outraged tone, vowing to adopt a ‘zero tolerance’ approach to back-stabbing.
    • Yet amid the betrayal and back-stabbing, the cruelty and crime, the play ultimately has a happy, almost spiritual, finale, shaking the audience out of its 21st century complacency to ask: has anything really changed?
    • Television is a world of giant egos and back-stabbing.
    • For example, there is no need to worry that the smart machine will indulge in tale-bearing and back-biting, much less plan palace intrigues and carry out malicious back-stabbing.
    • Having distinct responsibilities allowed the crew to avoid turf battles, competition, jealousy and back-stabbing.
    • True, we are expected to moonwalk across the vast waters dividing technology from the masses and tiptoe back on egocentric eggshells, circumventing treacherous misunderstandings and political back-stabbing.
    • Anyway you slice it, back-stabbing is hurtful, deceitful and disloyal.
    • The double-dealing and back-stabbing illustrated the attitude of the Boston Irish gangster to informers.
    • Panic, incompetence, in-fighting and back-stabbing were all documented by the impartial hand of the civil service.
    • The back-stabbing in Beverly Hills and having to churn out sitcoms on a conveyor belt did not agree with him.

adjective

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    punzante
    hiriente