What is another word for libelous?

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[ lˈa͡ɪbələs], [ lˈa‍ɪbələs], [ l_ˈaɪ_b_ə_l_ə_s]

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How to use "Libelous" in context?

Libel is a false and malicious statement about a person, entitling the person defamed to sue for damages. The legal definition of libel is a written or oral statement which is published with the intent to cause harm.

Libel is a serious charge, capable of causing great damage to the reputation of the person defamed. It can also provoke hostile reactions in the community, damage business relationships, and lead to Legal action.

There are five elements that need to be present in order to prove that a statement is libelous:

1. The statement must be false

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