Definitions for assault and battery
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battery, assault and battery(noun)
an assault in which the assailant makes physical contact
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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