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statutory rape

noun

Simple Definition of statutory rape

  • law : the crime of having sex with someone who is younger than an age that is specified by law

Full Definition of statutory rape

  1. :  sexual intercourse with a person who is below the statutory age of consent

1873

First Known Use of statutory rape

1873


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statutory rape

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noun stat·u·to·ry rape \ˌstach-ə-ˌtōr-ē-\

Medical Definition of statutory rape

  1. :  sexual intercourse with a person who is below the age of consent as defined by law




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