hate speech

noun

Definition of hate speech

: speech expressing hatred of a particular group of people Hate speech is not allowed at school.

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“Hate speech.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hate%20speech. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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hate speech

noun

Legal Definition of hate speech

: speech that is intended to insult, offend, or intimidate a person because of some trait (as race, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability)

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