harassment

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French harassement; synchronically analyzable as harass +‎ -ment.

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  • IPA(key): /həˈɹæsmənt/, /ˈhæɹəsmənt/
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Noun[edit]

harassment (countable and uncountable, plural harassments)

  1. Persistent attacks and criticism causing worry and distress.
  2. Deliberate pestering or intimidation.

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  • Russian: хара́ссмент (xarássment)

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