There are 2 translations of libel in Spanish:

libel1

Pronunciation: /ˈlaɪbəl/

n

  • uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable difamación (f), calumnia (f) to sue (sb) for libel demandar (a algn) por difamación/calumnia to publish a libel publicar* un libelo (before noun/delante del nombre) [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 amnistiar
vt
to grant an amnesty to …
Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.

There are 2 translations of libel in Spanish:

libel2

vt ( (British English/inglés británico) -ll-)

  • 1.1 [Law/Derecho] 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 amnistiar
vt
to grant an amnesty to …
Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.