Translation of assail in Spanish:

assail

Pronunciation: /əˈseɪl/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [formal] atacar* she was assailed by a group of journalists un grupo de periodistas se abalanzó sobre ella or la asedió I was assailed by doubts me asaltaron las dudas a feeling of helplessness assailed her la invadió una sensación de impotencia

Definition of assail in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day sorbete
m
sherbet …
Cultural fact of the day

The National Police (Policía Nacional) was set up in Spain in 1976. Its members patrol provincial capitals and big cities, which are responsible for its finance, administration, and recruitment. Although armed, it has never been considered a repressive force, unlike the Guardia Civil.