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English definition of “harass”

harass

verb [T]     /ˈhærəs, həˈræs/
to repeatedly annoy or upset someone over a period of time : A university psychology professor has been arrested on accusations of using email to harass and torment employees at the school .be harrassed by sb She complained of being harassed by the press .
(Definition of harass verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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