Definitions for assault and battery

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

assault′ and bat′tery*(n.)

  1. an assault with an actual touching or other violence upon another.

    Category: Law

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. battery, assault and battery(noun)

    an assault in which the assailant makes physical contact


  1. assault and battery(Noun)

    The combination of two violent crimes: assault (the threat of violence) and battery (physical violence). This legal distinction exists only in jurisdictions that distinguish assault as threatened violence rather than actual violence.


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