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Are you asking what the legal definition of assault and battery is?
Correct. An assault is committed when a person intentionally or recklessly causes another to apprehend the immediate infliction of unlawful force. A battery is committed when a person intentionally or recklessly applies unlawful force to another.
So there does not need to be physical contact with battery. A person just needs to THINK there will be.
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