Defamation

Defamation definition

/ˌdɛfəˈmeɪʃ(ə)n/

What does Defamation mean?

Publication of a statement that has caused, or is likely to cause, serious harm to a person’s reputation. For a statement to be defamatory, it must refer to the claimant and either be untrue, or incapable of being excused by any other legal defence.

Variances

Libel
Slander

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