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Definitions of libel:
  • noun:   the written statement of a plaintiff explaining the cause of action (the defammation) and any relief he seeks
  • noun:   a tort consisting of false and malicious publication printed for the purpose of defaming a living person
  • verb:   print slanderous statements against
    Example: "The newspaper was accused of libeling him"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #40098)

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