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libelnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈlaɪ.bəl/
a piece of writing that contains bad and false things about a person: She threatened to sue the magazine for libel.
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libel
verb [T] uk   us   (-ll- or US usually -l-)
libellous
adjective mainly UK (US usually libelous) uk   us   /-əs/
libellous accusations
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