There are 2 translations of libel in Spanish:

libel1

Pronunciation: /ˈlaɪbəl/

n

  • u c difamación (f), calumnia (f) to sue (sb) for libel demandar (a algn) por difamación/calumnia to publish a libel publicar* un libelo (before n) [suit/action] por difamación/calumnia libel laws leyes (fpl) contra la difamación, leyes (fpl) antilibelo
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    • During the 1790s Pitt frequently resorted to seditious libel as a blunt instrument against the reform movement.
    • A third common law offence which may involve strict liability is that of blasphemous libel.
    • Ironically, the action is over a short story concerning a previous libel action.

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.

There are 2 translations of libel in Spanish:

libel2

vt ( (BrE) -ll-)

  • 1.1 [Law] difamar
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    • Good point, but a blog item that libels someone will remain on the record, likely archived for a good long time, and a libelous statement left online for even a day puts a blogger at tremendous risk.
    • One cannot say what one likes about people or institutions because one cannot libel anyone.
    1.2 (damage reputation) calumniar, injuriar
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    • A judge at Cork Circuit Cork yesterday ruled that he was libelled by only two newspapers, and awarded him damages of £5,600.
    • Browne has viciously slandered and libeled me, in the public media, repeatedly.
    • Gilligan's lawyer wrote to the film production company, seeking to ensure that he was not libelled.

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.