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libelous also: (British English) libellous
American English: /ˈlaɪbələs/
British English: /ˈlʌɪb(ə)ləs/

Translation of libelous in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1.1 (Law)
    (article/remark)
    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)

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