English version

age of consent

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishage of consentˌage of conˈsent noun   the age of consent
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age of consentThe legal age of consent in many states is 16.The psychological age of consent can be much older.Gay activists might offer the lowering of the age of consent or the war on Section 28.Why did you, a fifty-six-year-old professor, seduce a student barely past the age of consent?They proposed raising the age of consent from thirteen to sixteen and extending the provisions of the Industrial Schools Amendment Act.The Police Federation has made it clear that any proposals to reduce the age of consent would be vigorously resisted.Mr. Lawrence Is the hon. Gentleman in favour of reducing the age of consent in homosexual offences to 16?Supported reducing the age of consent for homosexual acts to 16.
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