Meaning of “assault course” in the English Dictionary

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"assault course" in British English

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assault coursenoun [ C ]

uk /əˈsɒlt ˌkɔːs/ us /əˈsɑːlt ˌkɔːrs/ UK US obstacle course

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.

(Definition of “assault course” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)