defamation

  1. a malicious attack
  2. the act of defaming

Defamation

Statements or incidents which make false claims against an individual, company, organisation, etc. which may professionally or personally affect their reputation or credibility.

defamation

[n] - a malicious attack
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defamation

In law, an attack on a person's reputation by libel or slander. In the UK legal aid is not available...
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Defamation

A term which embraces concepts of libel and slander. The use of words to injure a person's reputation
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Defamation

The publication of a statement about a person that tends to lower his reputation in the opinion of right-thinking members of the community, or to make them shun or avoid him. Defamation is usually in words but pictures, gestures and other acts can also be defamatory.
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Defamation

Def`a·ma'tion noun [ Middle English diffamacioun , French diffamation . See Defame .] Act of injuring another's reputation by any slanderous communication, written or oral; the wrong of maliciously injuring the good name of another; slander; detraction; calumny; aspersion. » ...
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defamation

calumny noun a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone`s words or actions
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Defamation

• (n.) Act of injuring another`s reputation by any slanderous communication, written or oral; the wrong of maliciously injuring the good name of another; slander; detraction; calumny; aspersion.
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defamation

in law, attacking another`s reputation by a false publication (communication to a third party) tending to bring the person into disrepute. The ... [1 related articles]
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defamation

defamation 1. A verbal or written attack on someone`s good name, character, or reputation. 2. Communicated damage to the good reputation of someone; slander or libel.
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defamation

That which tends to injure a persons reputation. Libel is published defamation, whereas slander is spoken.
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Defamation

An act of communication that causes someone to be shamed, ridiculed, held in contempt, lowered in the estimation of the community, or to lose employment status or earnings or otherwise suffer a damaged reputation. Such defamation is couched in 'defamatory language'. Libel and slander are defamation.
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Defamation

n. The act of damaging a person's reputation by making untrue statements. The remarks are considered libel if printed or broadcast over the media and slander if made orally. The defamation has to be proven to be made with malicious intent opposed to just fair comment when public figures are involved. Unless there is malice, damages for slanderous r...
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Defamation

In law, defamation is a false statement tending to expose another person to hatred, contempt or ridicule, or to injure him in his trade or profession. Mere insult is not sufficient.
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defamation

In law, an attack on a person's reputation by libel or slander
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defamation

To say something bad about a person which does them harm. Also called libel and slander.
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Defamation

Defamation—also calumny, vilification, and traducement—is the communication of a false statement that harms the reputation of an individual, business, product, group, government, religion, or nation. Most jurisdictions allow legal action to deter various kinds of defamation and retaliate against groundless criticism. It is usually regarded as ...
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defamation

see *slander
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defamation

an abusive attack on a person's character or good name
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defamation

Harming the reputation of another by making false statements to a third party, thus exposing the individual to ridicule, hatred, contempt or condemnation. May be criminal or civil. Includes slander.
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Defamation

That which tends to injure a person
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Defamation

Injury caused to an individual
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Defamation

A false statement that harms a person's reputation. If the statement is published, it is libel; if spoken, it is slander. Most states have retraction statutes under which a defamed person who fails to seek a retraction from the publisher, or who seeks and obtains a retraction, is limited to compensation equal to the actual (or special) damages. Pub...
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defamation

an abusive attack on a person's character or good name
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