Translation of malice in Spanish:

malice

Pronunciation: /ˈmæləs; ˈmælɪs/

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  • 1.1 (ill will) mala intención (f), maldad (f) he did it without malice lo hizo sin mala intención to bear sb malice guardarle rencor a algn
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    • This time, the devastation resulted not from the malice of evil men, but from the fury of water and wind.
    • There are those who have tainted their blood with evil and malice.
    • Meanwhile, the red eyes were still there, glittering and watching in malice and evil.
    1.2 [Law] dolo (m) (penal), intención (f) delictuosa with malice aforethought (in (UK) ) con premeditación
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    • Consequently it limited the damages in such cases unless the plaintiff proved actual malice.
    • The privilege could nevertheless be defeated if actual malice was proved by the plaintiff.
    • Nevertheless, the prosecution can contend that the doctrine of transferred malice applies.

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