Meaning of “statutory rape” in the English Dictionary

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"statutory rape" in British English

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statutory rapenoun [ U ]

/stætʃ.ə.tər.i ˈreɪp/ /ˌstæt.jʊ.tɔːr.i ˈreɪp/ US specialized

the crime of having sex with a person younger than the age at which they can legally have sex

(Definition of “statutory rape” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"statutory rape" in American English

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statutory rapenoun [ U ]

/ˈstætʃ·əˌtɔr·i ˈreɪp, -ˌtoʊr·i/

law the crime of having sex with a person younger than the age at which she or he can legally have sex

(Definition of “statutory rape” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)