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harassment

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishharassmenthar‧ass‧ment /ˈhærəsmənt, həˈræsmənt/ ●○○ noun [uncountable]  when someone behaves in an unpleasant or threatening way towards you African-Americans have been complaining about police harassment for years.harassment of Political parties are banned, and harassment of dissidents is commonplace.sexual/racial harassment (=because of someone’s sex or race) We need effective strategies to combat sexual harassment in the workplace.
Examples from the Corpus
harassmentThe controversial law will also bar hate speech and harassment.Some do this for fun; some, to avoid harassment.The company has acknowledged that some incidents of harassment occurred, but denies allegations that it was widely tolerated.Passive harassment became more and more active.There were complaints by black youths of police harassment, the sus laws merely being used as an excuse for this.Other female officers have testified that they also suffered harassment in the department.sexual/racial harassmentIs not it time to have a specific crime of racial harassment, as I proposed in my 1985 Racial Harassment Bill?Mobilization became more difficult but community-based resistance against police violence, racial harassment, and other problems continued.
From Longman Business Dictionaryharassmenthar‧ass‧ment /ˈhærəsmənt, həˈræsmənt/ noun [uncountable] LAWHUMAN RESOURCESwhen someone is treated in an unpleasant or threatening wayThe alleged harassment took place at the company’s head office. racial harassment sexual harassment
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