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NC-17adjective

uk   /ˌen.si.sev.ənˈtiːn/ us   /ˌen.si.sev.ənˈtiːn/
used officially in the US to refer to a film that is not considered suitable for children under the age of 17 to watch because it contains sex or violence: This movie is rated NC-17.
(Definition of NC-17 from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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NC-17adjective [not gradable]

us   /ˈenˌsiˌsev·ənˈtin/
used in the US for movies that no one under the age of 17 will be admitted to see
(Definition of NC-17 from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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