There are 2 translations of assault in Spanish:

assault1

Pronunciation: /əˈsɔːlt/

n

  • 1 u c [Law] 1.1 (violence) agresión (f) assault and battery agresión con lesiones 1.2 (molestation) agresión (f) sexual, ataque (m) contra la libertad sexual; (rape) violación (f)
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    • Less than three weeks later he was reported for a physical assault on a young boy.
    • Physical assault on women by intimate partners is recognized widely as a leading cause of injury to women in the United States.
    • Other recent violent attacks include an assault on a couple who asked two boys to switch off their mobile phones during a film.
  • 2 c 2.1 [Mil] asalto (m), ataque (m) to make an assault on sth atacar* algo (before n) assault craft barcaza (f) de asalto assault rifle rifle (m) de asalto assault troops tropas (fpl) de asalto 2.2 (onslaught) assault (on sth) ataque (m)(a algo), arremetida (f)(contra algo) an assault on Everest un intento de escalar el Everest the firm is preparing for an assault on the market la empresa se dispone a conquistar el mercado
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    • After breakfast, and another sitting, I bundled up and attempted the assault on Marga Point.
    • These are hectic days for him and the Irish Chamber Orchestra is now primed for a serious assault on the competitive world of concert performances.
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    • On another occasion during his 11-month tour he led three assaults on an enemy position until it finally fell.
    • He might have escaped when the boats first started the assault on the house.
    • A military assault on the country cannot be ruled out - at least in the long term.

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Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.

There are 2 translations of assault in Spanish:

assault2

vt

  • 1.1 (use violence against) agredir*, atacar* 1.2 (sexually) agredir* sexualmente
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    • He later pleaded guilty to assaulting a police officer and was sentenced to one day in jail.
    • He pleaded guilty to assaulting the sergeant on June 24.
    • A teaching assistant has been cleared of assaulting a teenager who bombarded his house with snowballs.

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Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.