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sexual harassmentnoun [U]

 us   /ˈsek·ʃu·əl həˈræs·mənt, ˈhær·əs·mənt/
unwanted or ​offensive sexual ​attention, ​suggestions, or ​talk, esp. from an ​employer or other ​person in a ​higherposition
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sexual harassmentnoun [U]

uk   us   LAW, HR, WORKPLACE
offensive sexual ​attention, suggestions, or ​talk, especially from an ​employer or other ​person in ​authority. Sexual ​harassment is ​illegal in many countries: We have a zero tolerance ​policy on bullying, sexual ​harassment, and ​discrimination. sexual ​harassmentcourse/​education/​trainingsexual harassment charge/complaint/lawsuit The ​councilsuspended him after a sexual ​harassmentlawsuit.
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