hostile environment
See operational environment.

Military dictionary. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • hostile environment — agresyvioji aplinka statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. hostile environment vok. unfreundliche Umgebung, f rus. агрессивная среда, f pranc. environnement d attaque, m …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • 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… …   Law dictionary

  • hostile environment harassment — hostile en·vi·ron·ment harassment n: employment discrimination consisting of unwelcome verbal or physical conduct (as comments, jokes, or acts) relating to the victim s constitutionally or statutorily protected classification (as race, religion,… …   Law dictionary

  • Hostile environment sexual harassment — In employment law, hostile environment sexual harassment refers to a situation where employees in a workplace are subject to a pattern of exposure to unwanted sexual behavior from persons other than an employee s direct supervisor where… …   Wikipedia

  • harassment, hostile environment — n. Harassment that is determined by a pattern of sexual behavior by supervisors or fellow employees that creates an environment that the victim finds intolerable. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc.… …   Law dictionary

  • hostile — hos|tile [ˈhɔstaıl US ˈha:stl, ˈha:staıl] adj [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: Latin hostilis, from hostis stranger, enemy ] 1.) angry and deliberately unfriendly towards someone and ready to argue with them ▪ Southampton fans gave their… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hostile — 01. My mother in law has been quite [hostile] towards me since my wife and I split up. 02. The United States has generally been [hostile] to any suggestion of holding talks with Cuba. 03. The President was met by [hostile] crowds when he came to… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • hostile — adjective Etymology: Middle French or Latin; Middle French, from Latin hostilis, from hostis Date: 1580 1. a. of or relating to an enemy < hostile fire > b. marked by malevolence < a hostile act > c. openly opposed or resisting < a hos …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hostile — adjective 1 angry and deliberately unfriendly towards someone and ready to argue with them: The President was given a hostile reception by a crowd of angry farmers. 2 opposing a plan or idea very strongly (+ to/towards): Senator Lydon was openly… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • hostile work environment — Working conditions that are created when unwelcome, discriminatory conduct that is so severe or pervasive that it alters the conditions of a victim s employment and creates an abusive working environment. Employers can be liable when their… …   Law dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”