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    Attack, Offence, or Assault ?

    What's the difference between them?

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    Re: Attack, Offence, or Assault ?

    An offence doesn't have to be physical or violent.
    Assault is a specific crime of violence, while attack could be used in wider contexts- a dog might attack you in the street, where I wouldn't say 'assault'.

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