actual bodily harm

UK / US noun [uncountable] legal British
the crime of attacking and injuring someone

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  • actual bodily harm — noun (law) Minor injuries inflicted during an attack, considered less serious than grievous bodily harm • • • Main Entry: ↑actual * * * actual bodily harm UK US noun [uncountable] legal british the crime of attacking and injuring someone… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Actual bodily harm — Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm (often abbreviated to Assault O.A.B.H. or simply ABH) is a type of criminal assault defined under English law. It encompasses those assaults which result in injuries, typically requiring a degree of medical… …   Wikipedia

  • actual bodily harm — N UNCOUNT Actual bodily harm is a criminal offence in which someone gives another person a minor injury …   English dictionary

  • actual bodily harm — noun Law, Brit. minor injury inflicted on a person by the deliberate action of another, considered less serious than grievous bodily harm …   English new terms dictionary

  • actual bodily harm — noun Hurt or injury which interferes with the health or comfort of the victim and which is more than transient or trifling …   Wiktionary

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  • grievous bodily harm — ► NOUN Law ▪ serious physical injury inflicted on a person by the deliberate action of another, considered more serious than actual bodily harm …   English terms dictionary

  • grievous bodily harm — noun Law, Brit. serious physical injury inflicted on a person by the deliberate action of another, considered more serious than actual bodily harm …   English new terms dictionary

  • Grievous bodily harm — For other uses, see Grievous Bodily Harm (disambiguation). Grievous bodily harm (often abbreviated to GBH) is a term of art used in English criminal law which has become synonymous with the offences that are created by sections 18 and 20 of the… …   Wikipedia

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