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action for libel
action for libel LAW Verleumdungsklage f, Beleidigungsklage f, Schadensersatzklage f

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  • Libel — • A malicious publication by writing, printing, picture, effigy, sign, or otherwise than by mere speech, which exposes any living person, or the memory of any person deceased, to hatred, contempt, ridicule, or obloquy, or which causes or tends to …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • action — / ækʃən/ noun 1. a thing which has been done ♦ to take action to do something ● You must take action if you want to stop people cheating you. 2. ♦ to take industrial action to do something (usually to go on strike) to show that you are not happy… …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • Libel tourism — is a form of forum shopping in which plaintiffs choose to file libel suits in jurisdictions thought more likely to give a favourable result. It particularly refers to the practice of pursuing a case in England and Wales, in preference to other… …   Wikipedia

  • libel — li·bel 1 / lī bəl/ n [Anglo French, from Latin libellus, diminutive of liber book] 1: complaint (1) used esp. in admiralty and divorce cases 2 a: a defamatory statement or representation esp. in the form of written or printed words; specif: a… …   Law dictionary

  • libel — li|bel1 [ˈlaıbəl] n [U and C] [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: Latin libellus, from liber; LIBRARY] when someone writes or prints untrue statements about someone so that other people could have a bad opinion of them →↑slander for libel ▪… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • libel — /laybal/ A method of defamation expressed by print, writing, pictures, or signs. In its most general sense, any publication that is injurious to the reputation of another. A false and unprivileged publication in writing of defamatory material.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • libel — /laybal/ A method of defamation expressed by print, writing, pictures, or signs. In its most general sense, any publication that is injurious to the reputation of another. A false and unprivileged publication in writing of defamatory material.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • action — ac|tion1 W1S1 [ˈækʃən] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(doing something)¦ 2¦(something done)¦ 3 in action 4 out of action 5¦(fighting)¦ 6¦(legal)¦ 7¦(excitement)¦ 8¦(the events in a story/film etc)¦ 9¦(movement)¦ 10¦(effect)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • libel — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ alleged ▪ criminal, seditious VERB + LIBEL ▪ sue (sb) for ▪ claim ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • libel — 1 noun (C, U) an act of writing or printing untrue statements about someone so that other people are likely to have a bad opinion of them: Holt sued the newspaper for libel. | a libel action (=a court case against someone for libel) compare… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • action — [[t]æ̱kʃ(ə)n[/t]] ♦ actions 1) N UNCOUNT: usu with supp Action is doing something for a particular purpose. The government is taking emergency action to deal with a housing crisis... What was needed, he said, was decisive action to halt what he… …   English dictionary