Translation of libel in Spanish:
- uncountable and countable to sue (somebody) for libeldemandar (a alguien) por difamación/calumniato publish a libelpublicar un libelo(before noun) (suit/action)libel laws
por difamación/calumnialeyes (feminine plural) contra la difamación
leyes (feminine plural) antilibeloExample sentences
- 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.
transitive verb (British English) -ll-
- 1.1 (Law) 1.2 (damage reputation)Example sentences
- 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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