act of intimidation


act of intimidation
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  • intimidation — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ physical, psychological, verbal ▪ voter ▪ There were signs of voting fraud and voter intimidation. VERB + INTIMIDATION ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Intimidation — (also called cowing) is intentional behavior which would cause a person of ordinary sensibilities fear of injury or harm. It s not necessary to prove that the behavior was so violent as to cause terror or that the victim was actually… …   Wikipedia

  • Intimidation — In*tim i*da tion, n. [Cf. F. intimidation.] The act of making timid or fearful or of deterring by threats; the state of being intimidated; as, the voters were kept from the polls by intimidation. [1913 Webster] The king carried his measures in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intimidation — index admonition, coercion, deterrence, deterrent, fear, fright, menace, pressure, threat …   Law dictionary

  • intimidation — noun The act of making timid or fearful or of deterring by threats; the state of being intimidated; as, the voters were kept from the polls by intimidation. See Also: intimidate, intimidating, intimidatingly …   Wiktionary

  • intimidation — The act of putting another in fear or a state of timidity by means of a threat or declaration of an intention or determination to injure such person by the commission of an unlawful act. Payne v Western & Atlantic Railroad Co. 81 Tenn (13 Lea)… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • act of terrorism — noun the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • intimidation — in·tim·i·da·tion || ɪn‚tɪmɪ deɪʃn n. act of intimidating; fear or timidity caused by threat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • intimidation — noun 1. the act of intimidating a weaker person to make them do something (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑bullying • Derivationally related forms: ↑intimidate • Hypernyms: ↑aggression • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hatch Act — either of two acts of Congress (1939, 1940), regulating expenditures, contributions, and procedures in political campaigns. [named after Carl A. Hatch (1889 1963), U.S. lawyer and politician] * * * (1939, amended 1940) Legislation enacted by the… …   Universalium

  • Hatch Act of 1939 — The Hatch Act of 1939 is a United States federal law whose main provision is to prohibit federal employees (civil servants) from engaging in partisan political activity. Named after Senator Carl Hatch of New Mexico, the law was officially known… …   Wikipedia

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