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"harassment" in British English

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harassmentnoun [U]

uk   /ˈhær.əs.mənt/ /həˈræs.mənt/ us   /həˈræs.mənt/ /ˈher.əs.mənt/
(Definition of harassment from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"harassment" in American English

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harassmentnoun [U]

us   /həˈræs·mənt, ˈhær·əs·mənt/
behavior that annoys or troubles someone: Complaints of sexual harassment (= offensive sexual suggestions or actions) in the workplace have increased in recent years.
(Definition of harassment from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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harassmentnoun [U]

uk   /ˈhærəsmənt/ us  
LAW illegal behaviour towards a person that causes mental or emotional suffering, which includes repeated unwanted contacts without a reasonable purpose, insults, threats, touching, or offensive language: The company investigated claims of workplace harassment and racial discrimination. Victims of harassment are able to take action in the courts to obtain damages. to be subject/subjected to harassment
behaviour towards someone that is threatening or that annoys or upsets them: As many as 1 in 3 teens who use the Internet had experienced some form of harassment online.
(Definition of harassment from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “harassment”
in Chinese (Simplified) 骚扰行为…
in Turkish tedirgin/rahatsız/taciz etme, bezdirme, usandırma…
in Russian преследование…
in Chinese (Traditional) 騷擾行爲…
in Polish molestowanie, nękanie…
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“harassment” in Business English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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