Translation of "assault" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /əˈsɔːlt/ us /əˈsɔlt/

to attack someone

A shopkeeper was assaulted.
noun uk /əˈsɔːlt/ us /əˈsɔlt/

an attack

agresión, asalto
There was an assault on a police officer.

(Translation of “assault” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /əˈsoːlt/

to attack, especially suddenly

The youths assaulted the night watchman.

to attack sexually; to rape

agredir sexualmente
A 23-year old woman was indecently assaulted in the park last night.

(Translation of “assault” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)