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English definition of “rape”

rape

verb [I or T]     /reɪp/
B2 to force someone to have sex when they are unwilling, using violence or threatening behaviour: She was pulled from the car and raped. It's difficult to understand what causes a man to rape.Physical and sexual assault and abductionSexual activity in general
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