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hostile environment sexual harassment n: sexual harassment that has the effect of unreasonably interfering with a victim's work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working environment that affects the victim's psychological well-being called also hostile environment harassment compare quid pro quo sexual harassment
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