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Definition 1: a statutory offense that provides that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat - [noun denoting act]

Samples where sex offense or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • most states have replaced the common law definition of rape with statutes defining sexual assault

Synonyms for sex offense in the sense of this definition

(sex offense is a kind of ...) crimes created by statutes and not by common law

(... is a kind of sex offense ) the act of subjecting someone to unwanted or improper sexual advances or activity (especially women or children)

(... is a kind of sex offense ) the crime of forcing a person to submit to sexual intercourse against his or her will

(sex offense belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

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