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assailant

Pronunciation: /əˈseɪlənt/

Translation of assailant in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • [formal] agresor, (masculine, feminine), atacante (masculine and feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The assailants fled after the attack, for which no militant group has claimed responsibility.
    • It is common in knife attacks for such assailants to strike quickly and repeatedly.
    • As I physically wrenched her assailant away from her, my sign was also grabbed and ripped up.

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