Meaning of “indecent assault” in the English Dictionary

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"indecent assault" in British English

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indecent assaultnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ɪnˌdiː.sənt əˈsɒlt/ us /ɪnˌdiː.sənt əˈsɑːlt/ UK specialized

an attack on someone that involves sexual actions but not rape (= forced sex)

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

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