indecent assault

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indecent assault

n.
1.
a. The crime of touching another person in a sexual manner without consent, or where the person lacks capacity to give consent.
b. An instance of this crime.
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indecent assault

n
(Law) the act of taking indecent liberties with a person without his or her consent
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inde′cent assault′


n.
the crime of touching or attacking another person sexually without consent.
Also called sexual assault.
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Translations

indecent assault

nNotzucht f
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indecent assault

n (Brit) (Law) → atti mpl di libidine violenta
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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> Former mayor David Boswell He also denied five allegations of indecently assaulting her, and two charges of indecently assaulting a different girl when she was aged under 16.
Francis Ward had pleaded guilty at Warwick Crown Court to six charges of indecently assaulting one boy at a Catholic church in Coventry and one of indecently assaulting another boy in the late 1980s.
One of the men has also been found guilty of indecently assaulting one of the girls in their care at the Wisteria Lodge children's home in Earlsdon.
A FORMER vice principal at a leading grammar school walked free yesterday after admitting indecently assaulting three female pupils.
The 84-year-old was convicted by the jury at Preston Crown Court of indecently assaulting one of the complainants when she was under the age of 16, and had earlier pleaded guilty to another indecent assault on the same girl when she was 13.
The former It's A Knockout presenter was convicted of indecently assaulting one of the complainants when she was under 16 and pleaded guilty at the beginning of his trial to another count of indecent assault on the same girl when she was 13.
Travis, who was playing "evil uncle" Abanazar in the show, is accused of indecently assaulting a female crew member in his dressing room during the panto's run.
Pritchard faces 18 charges of indecently assaulting one girl, when she was aged between nine and 14 , between 1969 and 1975.
A 58-YEAR-OLD priest who was found guilty of indecently assaulting his underage step-daughter will be sentenced by Nicosia District Court next week.
Brewer's ex-wife, Kay, 68, was jailed for 21 months after being convicted of indecently assaulting Mrs Andrade when she was 18.
Summary: A top choirmaster and his ex-wife have been convicted of indecently assaulting a former music student more than 30 years ago.
He was charged with indecently assaulting three girls, one as young as eight, in alleged attacks dating to almost decades back in 1974.