anti-harassment

adjective

an·​ti-ha·​rass·​ment
ˌan-tē-hə-ˈras-mənt;
-ˈher-əs-,
-ˈha-rəs-;
ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-harassment (audio)
: serving or intended to discourage or prevent harassment
anti-harassment policies in the workplace

Examples of anti-harassment in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It was found that the actor breached his contract by violating anti-harassment policies, causing the sixth season to be shortened from 13 to eight episodes, and that he was not entitled to be paid for the remainder of his contract. Winston Cho, The Hollywood Reporter, 3 Sep. 2019 Their inability to unequivocally declare that calls for the genocide of Jews violates their institutions’ anti-bullying and anti-harassment codes sparked considerable and justifiable public uproar. Eitan Fischberger, National Review, 12 Dec. 2023 Balakrishnan, an international student from India, said those protections, along with the stronger anti-harassment policies, were a huge relief. Teresa Watanabe, Los Angeles Times, 27 Nov. 2023 The state Department of Education recommends reporting the bullying or discrimination to school officials and filing a complaint, following the procedures outlined by the local district’s anti-harassment policy. Gisselle Medina, Los Angeles Times, 10 Aug. 2023 She was allowed to start using the communal girls’ restroom in January 2022, in compliance with the school’s anti-harassment policy. Sabrina Eaton, cleveland, 9 Aug. 2023 Coachella’s Every One is a mental health and anti-harassment service people can use to report misconduct, get on-site counseling or just take a breather. Jonah Valdez, Los Angeles Times, 20 Apr. 2023 The images violated the district's anti-harassment policy regardless of whether they were directed toward Beloit basketball players or not, the statement said. Quinn Clark, Journal Sentinel, 27 Mar. 2023 Students launched a unionization effort in fall term in an attempt to unite student tutors, daycare workers, residence hall advisers and other student workers across campus to fight for pay raises, a shorter pay period, anti-harassment policies and more. oregonlive, 18 Feb. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1961, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-harassment was in 1961

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“Anti-harassment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-harassment. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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