from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The making of unwanted and offensive sexual advances or of sexually offensive remarks or acts, especially by one in a superior or supervisory position or when acquiescence to such behavior is a condition of continued employment, promotion, or satisfactory evaluation.
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- n. Unwelcome sexual advances.
- n. Harassment that is sexual in nature.
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- n. unwelcome sexual behavior by a supervisor toward an employee
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“If you continue to touch me like this, Mr. Masters, I’m afraid I’ll have to file a sexual harassment charge against you and Klub Kashmir.”
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