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qualified privilege noun

protection from being sued for defamation (=damaging the reputation of a person or a group of people by publishing or saying bad things about them that are not true) that may be given to a defendant if it can be proved that the statements were made without the intention to harm
The judge did not accept that the press statement made by Mr McCaig was covered by qualified privilege.

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