statutory rape


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statutory rape

n.
Sexual relations with a person who has not reached the statutory age of consent.

statutory rape

n
(Law) (in the US) the criminal offence of having sexual intercourse with a girl who has not reached the age of consent

stat′utory rape′


n.
sexual intercourse with a person under the legal age of consent.
[1930–35]

statutory rape

The crime of having sexual relations with a person who is below the statutory age of consent.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.statutory rape - sexual intercourse with a person (girl or boy) who has not reached the age of consent (even if both parties participate willingly)
ravishment, rape, assault, violation - the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will
Translations

statutory rape

n (US) → Unzucht fmit Minderjährigen
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THREE teenagers who had sex with an underage girl - the equivalent of statutory rape - had their sentences slashed on appeal.
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Brause was charged with two counts of statutory rape and one count of indecent assault and battery on a child under 14.
Mel Reynolds, who lost his seat in Congress almost two decades ago after being convicted of statutory rape, has been arrested in Zimbabwe on suspicion of possessing pornography and an immigration offense.
The Nevada Public Health Foundation (NPHF) is pleased to offer statutory rape education presentations throughout the state of Nevada, at no cost to the requesting entity.
Representative Andy Gipson (R), the new law's sponsor, hopes it makes it easier to prosecute statutory rape cases and lower Mississippi's stubbornly high teen pregnancy rate.
A 64-YEAR-OLD man was yesterday remanded in custody for eight days on suspicion of the statutory rape of a 16-year-old girl.

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