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sexual abuse

noun [U] uk   us  
the act of having sex with a child or old person or someone who is mentally ill, against that person's wishes or without that person's agreement
Translations of “sexual abuse”
in Chinese (Traditional) (對兒童、老人或精神病人的)性虐待…
in Chinese (Simplified) (对儿童、老人或精神病人的)性虐待…
(Definition of sexual abuse from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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