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assault
British English: /əˈsɔːlt/
, /əˈsɒlt/
American English: /əˈsɔlt/

Translation of assault in French:

noun

  • 1 (Law) (on person)
    (sexual)
    agression (f) sexuelle
    on sur
  • 2 (gen) (Military) (attack) air/ground assault
    assaut aérien/terrestre
    to make an assault on
    monter à l'assaut de
    (fortress, town)
    (troops)
    to make an assault on a record
    (Sport)
    essayer de battre un record
    before n (troops, weapon, ship)
    d'assaut
  • 3 [figurative] (criticism) (on belief, theory, shortcoming)
    (on person, organisation, reputation)
    atteinte (f)
    on à
    to make an assault on
    (policy, supposition)

transitive verb

  • 1 (Law)
    (person)
    to be indecently assaulted
    être victime d'une agression sexuelle

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