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Como se dice "bully", "bullying", "bullied" en español?

"Bully" is term use to a person that mistreat people by means of aggression or power. This word has been an issue today especially to children at school. Thank you for your translation. I hope you can use the Spanish translation to sentence as example. Gracias!

For learning: Spanish
Base language: Spanish
Category: Other



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    Bully = Se traduce como "matón" que significa pendenciero o sea una persona amiga de las riñas o peleas, también quiere decir una persona bravucona (que se cree muy valiente sin serlo) e insolente.
    Bullying = Intimidación.
    Bullied = Intimidado, acosado.

    En Chile se escribe Bullying,


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    En Perú llamamos "bully" a la persona abusiva. Por ejemplo: "Ese niño es abusivo porque golpea y fastidia a otros alumnos"
    Sin embargo, los profesores no podemos calificar a un alumno de abusivo. Podemos decir que muestra actitudes agresivas o violentas.
    Se usa el término en inglés "bullying" también conocido como maltrato, acoso, violencia, etc.

    I'm from the U.S., but i live very close to the Mexico and U.S. border, and here we say, aprovechar. Bully would be aprovechado

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