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statutory rape in Crime topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstatutory rapeˌstatutory ˈrape noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 lawSCC the crime of having sex with someone who is younger than a particular age
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statutory rapeOn two separate but very well publicized occasions Errol Flynn was accused of statutory rape.The minister was charged with statutory rape in June.