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sexual harassment Syllabification: sex·u·al ha·rass·ment

Definition of sexual harassment in English:


Harassment (typically of a woman) in a workplace, or other professional or social situation, involving the making of unwanted sexual advances or obscene remarks.
Example sentences
  • The campaign to criminalize sexual harassment in the workplace began in the late 1970s.
  • The concepts of spousal rape and sexual harassment are not well established, and, consequently, such acts are not considered crimes.
  • I have a lot of people come to see me where they've been accused of something in the workplace such as sexual harassment or an issue.
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