libel per se

noun
\ -pər-ˈsē, -per-ˈsā \

Legal Definition of libel per se

: libel that is actionable without the plaintiff introducing additional facts to show defamation or claiming special damages

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“Libel per se.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/libel%20per%20se. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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