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See also: statutory-rape
- (law) An illegal act of sexual intercourse by an adult with a person under the legal age of consent for sex, or with another adult who is not able to consent because of lack of mental capacity.
Technically, the term statutory rape is not usually used by governments or states in their laws. It is a term used to simply describe the laws against adults having sex with people younger than the government's legal age for sex.
intercourse with a minor