1difamación femininecalumnia feminine(action/suit) (before noun) por difamación(action/suit) (before noun) por calumniato sue (sb) for libel — demandar (a algn) por difamación/calumnia
- to publish a libel — publicar un libelo
- libel laws — leyes contra la difamación
- During the 1790s Pitt frequently resorted to seditious libel as a blunt instrument against the reform movement.
- The libel action deals with events surrounding the closure of Irish Press newspapers in 1995.
- Britain's libel laws are almost the opposite of those in the United States.
- Ironically, the action is over a short story concerning a previous libel action.
- A third common law offence which may involve strict liability is that of blasphemous libel.
transitive verblibelled, libeled, libeling, libelling
- Browne has viciously slandered and libeled me, in the public media, repeatedly.
- A judge at Cork Circuit Cork yesterday ruled that he was libelled by only two newspapers, and awarded him damages of £5,600.
- Gilligan's lawyer wrote to the film production company, seeking to ensure that he was not libelled.
- That doesn't mean that it is OK to slander and libel people.
- Richardson claims she was libeled and her reputation as a professional interviewer has been irrevocably damaged.