Definition of harassment in English:

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Pronunciation: /həˈrasmənt/
Pronunciation: /ˈherəsmənt/


Aggressive pressure or intimidation: they face daily harassment by the police
More example sentences
  • The state also grants us the right to pursue this belief without any form of persecution or harassment.
  • This organisation should stop at once the harassments and intimidation of left wing militants.
  • The Claimant had no option but to do this as the couple were suffering terrible harassment and intimidation.
persecution, intimidation, pressure, force, coercion
informal hassle

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Syllabification: ha·rass·ment

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