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assault

US [əˈsɔlt]
UK [əˈsɔːlt]
  • n.攻击;袭击;突击;侵犯他人身体(罪)
  • v.袭击;使(感官)难受
  • Web殴打;突袭;猛袭
Plural Form:assaults  Present Participle:assaulting  Past Tense:assaulted  
assault
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n.
1.
[u][c]
侵犯他人身体(罪);侵犯人身罪the crime of attacking sb physically
Both men were charged with assault.
两人均被控侵犯他人身体罪。
sexual assaults
性攻击(指强奸、猥亵)
A significant number of indecent assaults on women go unreported.
很大数量的猥亵妇女罪没有举报。
2.
[c]
~ (on/upon/against sb/sth)
攻击;突击;袭击the act of attacking a building, an area, etc. in order to take control of it
An assault on the capital was launched in the early hours of the morning.
凌晨时分向首都发起了攻击。
3.
[c]
~ (on/upon sth)
(向困难或危险事物发起的)冲击the act of trying to achieve sth that is difficult or dangerous
The government has mounted a new assault on unemployment.
政府向失业发起新的攻势。
Three people died during an assault on the mountain(= while trying to climb it) .
登山过程中有三人死亡。
4.
[c]
抨击an act of criticizing sb/sth severely
The suggested closures came under assault from all parties.
关闭机构的建议受到各方严厉批评。
The paper's assault on the president was totally unjustified.
这份报纸对总统的攻击纯属无稽之谈。
v.
1.
~ sb
猛烈攻击,袭击,侵犯(尤指构成罪)to attack sb violently, especially when this is a crime
He has been charged with assaulting a police officer.
他被控袭击警察。
Four women have been sexually assaulted in the area recently.
近来这个地区有四名妇女遭到性侵犯。
2.
~ sth
使(感官)难受to affect your senses in a way that is very unpleasant or uncomfortable
Loud rock music assaulted our ears.
喧闹的摇滚乐直往我们耳朵里钻。

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