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ag·gra·vated as·sault

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aggravated assaultnoun

    a reckless attack with intent to injure seriously (as with a deadly weapon)


  1. aggravated assaultnoun

    Assault with disregard for the value of life, or with a deadly weapon.


  1. aggravated assault

    Aggravated assault is a type of physical assault that is considered more severe due to factors such as the use of a weapon, the intent to commit another crime, the degree of injury caused to the victim, the threat of bodily harm or the perpetrator's status as a repeat offender. It is typically treated as a more serious offense and can result in more severe legal penalties. The exact definition and penalties can vary by jurisdiction.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aggravated assault in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aggravated assault in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of aggravated assault in a Sentence

  1. Thomas Gilliland:

    Information was obtained that a male was in the home and had a warrant for an aggravated assault on a family member.

  2. Dave Hartman:

    Without making Kavanaugh Monday sound less important, this is a college town -- things haven't changed in that we deal with these types of incidents on a daily basis, this was a dispute between two people at a bar and an assault. But it certainly lends to a simple assault rather than an aggravated assault. That's pretty much where we are and I don't see this going any further with New Haven Police.

  3. San Francisco police chief:

    He did not drop the weapon, the suspect had already shown by committing a felony aggravated assault that he was a danger to others, so he could not be allowed to move away from the scene.

  4. Joe Gamaldi:

    They are allowing people to donate and then they're bonding out violent criminals who are repeat offenders. I mean, this is not the shoplifting a candy bar from Wal-Mart. These are people who are committing murders, aggravated assault.

  5. Houston Police Lt. Larry Crowson:

    It was more of an aggravated assault because he was displaying a weapon and threatened employees.

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  • asalto agravadoSpanish
  • 폭행Korean
  • нападение при отягчающих обстоятельствахRussian

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