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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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 emprender
vt
to embark on …
Cultural fact of the day

Today is a public holiday in Argentina (Día de la Independencia)