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statutory rape

noun, U.S. Law.
1.
sexual intercourse or other sexual relations with a person under the legal age of consent, which age varies in different states.
See also rape1 (def 1).
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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British Dictionary definitions for statutory rape

statutory rape

noun
1.
(in the US) the criminal offence of having sexual intercourse with a girl who has not reached the age of consent
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