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Definitions and Synonyms of sexual assault | Another word for sexual assault | What is sexual assault?

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 sexual assault 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 sexual assault in the sense of this definition

(sexual assault is a kind of ...) crimes created by statutes and not by common law

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

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

(sexual assault 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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