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rape

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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raperape1 /reɪp/ ●●○ verb [transitive]  SCCSYto force someone to have sex, especially by using violencerapist She had been raped and stabbed.
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rapeMost experts such as Koss focus on factors outside of criminal intent that contribute to date and acquaintance rape.She was dragged into a garden and raped.It was clear that he meant this literally and also as: to rape a white girl is to rape her father.She had been raped and asphyxiated, police said.But Manu does not seem to care about being raped, and puts up no resistance.The woman was raped and then murdered by her kidnapper.He was accused of raping his ex-girlfriend.Lula was raped on her way home from work.Stallions may show a lack of normal courtship behaviour, raping or savaging mares or displaying an inability to mate.
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raperape2 ●●○ noun  1 [countable, uncountable]SCCSY the crime of forcing someone to have sex, especially by using violence Police are investigating a series of violent rapes in the town. He was arrested and charged with rape. He always denied that he was guilty of rape. a rape victim the gang rape of a 17-year-old girl He was convicted of attempted rape.see thesaurus at crime2 [uncountable] (also oilseed rape)HBP a European plant with yellow flowers, grown as animal food and for its oil syn canola American English3 the rape of something
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rapeOnly one in 10 rape victims reports the crime to authorities, he noted.Rape victims receive special counselling and are treated very sensitively.A woman's sexual history should not be introduced in a rape trial.a rape victimAlso patron of nurses and rape victims.Cook, who has previous convictions for robbery, pleaded guilty to attempted rape and to unlawful wounding.Wilson has been charged with attempted rape.The Government is considering new laws to counter date rape and to improve the way rape cases are handled.Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault.It was not the first time he had been accused of rape.From the latter, he derived the proposition that intent is the mens rea of rape and to this he added recklessness.In the United States, there were more than 150,000 reported rapes in 1993.the rape of the American WestMurders, theft, rape, calumnies, graft - our daily bread.rape victimLawyers do not believe that women jurors are necessarily more likely than men to believe the evidence of alleged rape victims.Also patron of nurses and rape victims.Genuine rape victims should always be encouraged to come forward, so anonymity is important.She also works with other rape victims, which is helping to lay her own demons to rest.After the furore over the schoolgirl rape victim, he risks having a controversial but respectable viewpoint mistaken for insensitivity.Some rape victims might be lucky enough to encounter an emergency room doctor who will prescribe the drugs.The emphasis of the research mainly focused on the press reporting of the rape victim.They serenaded the rape victim inside, cheering a brother on as if it were a football game.
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Verb table
rape
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyrape
he, she, itrapes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyraped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave raped
he, she, ithas raped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad raped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill rape
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have raped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam raping
he, she, itis raping
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you, we, theyare raping
Past
I, he, she, itwas raping
you, we, theywere raping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been raping
he, she, ithas been raping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been raping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be raping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been raping
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