assault verb definition in Committing crime topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 verb: Committing crime topic
assault somebody to attack somebody violently, especially when this is a crime He has been charged with assaulting a police officer. Four women have been sexually assaulted in the area recently. He admitted indecently assaulting the child. Many healthcare workers say they have been physically assaulted by patients.

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