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Noun Concept
Categories: Civil law (common law), Lawsuits, Tort law
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assault
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A threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped WordNet 3.0
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A threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
In common law, assault is the tort of acting intentionally, that is with either general or specific intent, causing the reasonable apprehension of an immediate harmful or offensive contact. Wikipedia
Requires that harm is imminent, even if harm does not in fact occur Wikipedia Disambiguation
act causing the reasonable apprehension of an immediate harmful or offensive touching Wikidata
The tort whose action is such an act. Wiktionary
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