Translation of libelous in Spanish:

libelous

Pronunciation: /ˈlaɪbələs/
, (British English/inglés británico) libellous

adj

  • 1.1 [Law/Derecho] [article/remark] difamatorio
    More example sentences
    • Posting of slanderous, libelous, abusive or defamatory material is totally prohibited.
    • These damages are measured by how much the libelous statements lower the plaintiff's reputation.
    • The claimant cannot select apparently libellous statements if the passage taken as a whole is not defamatory.
    1.2 (insulting) [accusation/charge] calumnioso, injurioso

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