Translation of defame in Spanish:


difamar, v.

Pronunciation: /dəˈfeɪm//dɪˈfeɪm/

transitive verb

  • 1formal

    she tried to defame my character intentó difamarme
    • As far as I am concerned, with the weight of a 40-year journalistic and editing career behind me, this statement libels and defames me, and could form the basis of a suit at law.
    • This " cyber terrorism " is not only designed to slander and defame opponents, but also attacks their characters and threatens their properties and even family members.
    • Well, if that proposition is right, it means that if Justinian happens to make a mistake and defames some lawyer, then it has qualified privilege as long as it publishes its mistake in good faith, no matter how serious the defamation.
    • People expect journalists to be careful when they write articles, but, unless they defame a person, they are not liable in negligence to somebody who may be affected by their article, because they do not owe that person a duty of care.
    • ‘If, for example, a journalist wrote an article defaming someone, his or her employers would be sued as well,’ pointed out McKie.
    • If you say somebody was drunk driving a motor vehicle, you are seriously defaming that person.
    • What public policy is served by inaccurate reports of court proceedings which defame people?
    • Weil later turned on Johnson, suing him for defaming his character in the documentary.
    • For example, you and I cannot, merely by agreement between us, agree to defame someone else or to infringe on someone's trademarks.
    • This means that he must show that he was defamed by a statement that was published with ‘actual malice.’
    • I recall Edward feeling frustrated and exasperated with this new attempt to defame him and discredit his work, but as usual, the attempt failed.
    • However, those behind the site make it clear that it is not intended as a forum for ‘abusing, accusing, slandering or defaming anyone’.
    • She alleged that the article defamed her both personally and in her office as a magistrate and pleaded 3 false innuendos.
    • The plaintiff's representatives indicated that if they sued everyone who defamed him the case would go on for years.
    • Mamase's accusations are clearly untrue and they must therefore have been made maliciously and with an intention to defame me.
    • In the absence of that, it seems to me a political view that doesn't vilify anybody, doesn't defame anybody.
    • I must respectfully insist that you either substantiate these claims - which you cannot do because they are false - or publicly apologize for attempting to defame my character and damage my reputation.
    • Should you feel some politician or other grievously abuses / defames you under parliamentary privilege, do not expect an automatic right to defend yourself in the official written record of parliament.
    • Two days later, I had hand-delivered to me a solicitor's letter making accusations against me that I had defamed the client.
    • A legal expert here yesterday said that people who were e-mailing details of the allegations to friends and colleagues were engaging in libel, by defaming the players.