sexual abuse

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sexual abuse

n.
Criminal sexual activity, especially that involving a victim below the age of sexual consent or incapable of sexual consent.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sexual abuse - a statutory offense that provides that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat; "most states have replaced the common law definition of rape with statutes defining sexual assault"
molestation - the act of subjecting someone to unwanted or improper sexual advances or activity (especially women or children)
ravishment, rape, assault, violation - the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will
regulatory offence, regulatory offense, statutory offence, statutory offense - crimes created by statutes and not by common law
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
Translations
pohlavní zneužívání
seksuelt misbrug
pohlavné zneužitie

sex

(seks) noun
1. either of the two classes (male and female) into which human beings and animals are divided according to the part they play in producing children or young. Jeans are worn by people of both sexes; What sex is the puppy?
2. the fact of belonging to either of these two groups. discrimination on the grounds of sex; (also adjective) sex discrimination.
ˈsexist adjective
showing contempt for the other sex. a very sexist remark.
ˈsexless adjective
neither male nor female.
sexual (ˈsekʃuəl) adjective
concerned with the production of young or children. the sexual organs.
ˈsexually adverb
ˈsexy adjective
having sex appeal.
sexual abuse noun
taking advantage of someone sexually in a cruel way.
sex appeal
the quality of being attractive to people of the other sex. That actress has sex appeal.
sexual harassment noun
touching someone or demanding to have sex with a person against her/his will, or making sexual remarks about a person.
sexual intercourse
the sexual activity between a man and woman that is necessary for the producing of children.
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Butland escaped punishment from referee Robert Madley for his 17th-minute challenge outside the area on Andre Ayew, even though he went in studs first on the Swansea striker after his bad touch had let the ball run loose.
Butland took a bad touch from Geoff Cameron's back pass and as Ayew closed in on the ball the England goalkeeper went in to the challenge studs first.
Bad touch cost second goal and weak header lost third.
Connah Evans is at Y Castell In Pwllheli, and Bad Touch are at Marine Hotel in Old Colwyn.
We weren't too happy about the second penalty, for me Defoe had taken a bad touch and James had managed to get his body in-between.
Rooney's was not the only bad touch in a scrappy opening 15 minutes.
page=2) WebMD states that children must be taught the good and bad touch and must develop a close bond with the child so that the child feels confident and secure to share these incidents with them.
Jackson released the forward to send him clear on goal but, through the combination of a bad touch and some brave goalkeeping from Ikeme, Wolves cleared the danger.
A bad touch makes us feel in danger and uncomfortable.
If they make a bad pass, take a bad touch that doesn't concern me.
Bloodhound Gang - The Bad Touch is often requested, and for a song that's 14 years old, still seems fresh and fills the dance floor.
Even myself during these games, I am thinking where I would go, maybe to see if the player is going to have a bad touch.