Publication of a libel

(Law) such an exhibition of a libel as brings it to the notice of at least one person other than the person libeled.

See also: Publication

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The Court of Appeal disagreed with the contention and ruled that 'It is a well-established principle of the English law of defamation that each individual publication of a libel gives rise to a separate cause of action, subject to its own limitation period'.
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