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"Bullying" is a noun which is often translated as "la intimidación", and "harassment" is a noun which is often translated as "el acoso". Learn more about the difference between "bullying" and "harassment" below.
bullying(
boo
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li
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ihng
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (abuse)
a. la intimidación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I don't think bullying is the best way to get what you want.La intimidación no me parece la mejor forma de conseguir lo que se quiere.
b. el acoso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Bullying is a serious problem at some schools.El acoso es un problema grave en algunas escuelas.
c. el abuso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
How long are you going to put up with his bullying?¿Hasta cuándo vas a aguantar su abuso?
d. el bullying
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The writer confessed to having been a victim of bullying in high school.El escritor confesó haber sido víctima de bullying en la secundaria.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (threatening)
a. intimidatorio
The company was sued for having a bullying boss.La empresa fue demandada por tener un jefe intimidatorio.
b. amenazador
I'm not going to let their bullying comments bother me.No voy a dejar que sus comentarios amenazadores me afecten.
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harassment(
huh
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rahs
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mihnt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (aggressive intimidation)
a. el acoso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The company has a very clear policy on harassment in the workplace.La empresa tiene una política muy clara con respecto al acoso laboral.
2. (military)
a. el hostigamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We faced constant harassment from enemy ships.Sufrimos el hostigamiento constante de los buques enemigos.
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