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hate speech

noun
1.
speech that attacks, threatens, or insults a person or group on the basis of national origin, ethnicity, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability.
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hate speech

noun
1.
speech disparaging a racial, sexual, or ethnic group or a member of such a group
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