Translation of assailant in Spanish:

assailant

Pronunciation: /əˈseɪlənt/

n

  • [formal] agresor, (m,f), atacante (mf)
    More 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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