- n. 诽谤罪；诋毁；毁坏名誉的东西；控诉书
- vt. 中伤；控告；对…进行诽谤
- vi. 进行文字诽谤
1. => small book, little book.
2. => 打小报告。
- libel: see library
- libel (n.)
- c. 1300, "formal written statement," especially, in civil law, "plaintiff's statement of charges" (mid-14c.); from Old French libelle (fem.) "small book; (legal) charge, claim; writ; written report" (13c.), from Latin libellus "a little book, pamphlet; petition, written accusation, complaint," diminutive of liber "book" (see library). Broader sense of "any published or written statement likely to harm a person's reputation" is first attested 1630s.
- libel (v.)
- mid-15c., "make an initial statement setting out a plaintiff's case" (modern sense from 1560s), from libel (n.), q.v. for sense development. Related: Libeled; libelled; libeling; libelling.
- 1. Canadian libel law is based on English common law.
- 2. She had a libel action against the magazine pending.
- 3. Mr Warren sued him for libel over the remarks.
- 4. It can be difficult for public figures to win a libel case.
- 5. The paper got clobbered with libel damages of half a million pounds.
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