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noun bul·ly·ing \ˈbu̇-lē-iŋ, bə-\

Legal Definition of bullying

  1. :  acts or written or spoken words intended to intimidate or harass a person or to cause physical harm to a person or his or her property — see also cyberbullying

Additional Notes on bullying

The statutory language used to describe what constitutes bullying differs from state to state.

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