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"sexual abuse" in British English

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sexual abusenoun [U]

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the ​act of having ​sex with a ​child or ​oldperson or someone who is ​mentallyill, against that person's ​wishes or without that person's ​agreement
(Definition of sexual abuse from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sexual abuse”
in Chinese (Simplified) (对儿童、老人或精神病人的)性虐待…
in Chinese (Traditional) (對兒童、老人或精神病人的)性虐待…
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