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English definition of “rape”

rape

noun [C or U] (SEX CRIME)    /reɪp/
B2 (an example of) the crime of forcefully having sex with someone against their wishes: He had committed several rapes. He was convicted of rape.Physical and sexual assault and abductionSexual activity in general
(Definition of rape noun (SEX CRIME) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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