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bullying

bullying

English

an example of bullying.

Noun

bullying (plural bullyings)

  1. An act of intimidating a weaker person to do something, especially such repeated coercion.
  2. Persistent acts intended to make life unpleasant for another person.
    Bullying is a punishable offense in all schools.

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Verb

bullying

  1. present participle of bully

Portuguese

Etymology

Borrowing from English bullying.

Pronunciation

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈbu.lĩ/

Noun

bullying m (uncountable)

  1. bullying (persistent acts intended to make someone’s life unpleasant)

Spanish

Noun

bullying m (uncountable)

  1. school bullying

Synonyms

  • acoso escolar, hostigamiento escolar

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