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libel
British English: /ˈlʌɪb(ə)l/
American English: /ˈlaɪbəl/

Translation of libel in French:

noun

  • 1 (crime) to bring an action for libel against somebody, to sue somebody for libel
    intenter un procès en diffamation à quelqu'un
    before n (action, case, proceedings, suit)
    en diffamation
    (award, damages)
    pour diffamation
    (laws)
    sur la diffamation

transitive verb

  • also: p prés etc -ll- (American English) -l-

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    not harmful or offensive