grievous bodily harm

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grievous bodily harm

n
(Law) criminal law really serious injury caused by one person to another. Abbreviation: GBH
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Noun1.grievous bodily harm - street names for gamma hydroxybutyrategrievous bodily harm - street names for gamma hydroxybutyrate
gamma hydroxybutyrate, GHB - a club drug available in liquid or powder form is taken orally (frequently combined with alcohol); used to incapacitate individuals for the commission of sexual assault and rape
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grievous bodily harm

n (Law) → lesione f personale grave
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Rush, 36, of Ballyvessey Green, Newtownabbey, Wylie, 20, of Galgorm Road, Ballymena and Campbell, 33, of Clareville Avenue, Ballyclare, all admitted causing grievious bodily harm on Mr Moore on March 15, 2017.
Judge Paul Thomas QC told Swansea Crown Court the assault was so violent, Lawrence was "lucky" that he was not facing the greater charge of causing "grievious bodily harm".
Mold Crown Court heard that Griffiths, who had previous convictions for attacking two other previous partners, admitted burglary with intent to inflict grievious bodily harm.