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English definition of “sexual abuse”

sexual abuse

noun [U]    
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 Physical and sexual assault and abductionSexual activity in generalSexual activity in generalPhysical and sexual assault and abduction
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