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assailantnoun [C]

uk   /əˈseɪ.lənt/  us   /əˈseɪ.lənt/ formal
a person who attacks another person: Can you describe your assailant?
(Definition of assailant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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assailantnoun [C]

 us   /əˈseɪ·lənt/
someone who attacks another: None of the witnesses could identify the assailant.
(Definition of assailant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “assailant”
in Chinese (Simplified) 攻击者…
in Turkish saldırgan…
in Russian нападавший…
in Chinese (Traditional) 攻擊者…
in Polish napastni-k/czka…
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