Translation of defamation in Spanish:

defamation

difamación, n.

Pronunciation: /ˌdɛfəˈmeɪʃ(ə)n//ˌdɛfəˈmeɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

  • 1formal

    difamación feminine
    to sue sb for defamation (of character) demandar a algn por difamación
    • If the contents of the publication are untrue the law of defamation provides prohibition.
    • In defamation the falsity of the libel or slander is presumed; but justification is a complete defence.
    • No defamation occurs until the defamatory matter is communicated to a third party.
    • Defendants have counterclaimed for defamation and abuse of process.
    • The tort of defamation protects a person from untrue imputations which harm his reputation with others.