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English definition of “assault course”

assault course

noun [C] uk   UK (US obstacle course) us  
an area of land on which soldiers have to run between and climb over or cross various objects, designed to test their strength and physical condition: figurative Meetings with tax inspectors are often bureaucratic assault courses.Military training and ceremonies
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