Definition of 'assault'
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British English: assault NOUN
An assault by an army is a strong attack made on an area held by the enemy.
The rebels are poised for a new assault on the government garrisons.
British English: assault VERB
To assault someone means to physically attack them.
The gang assaulted him with iron bars.
Definition of assault from the Collins English Dictionary
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