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Age Of Consent

age of consent

: the age at which a person is deemed competent by law to give consent esp. to sexual intercourse or marriage see also statutory rape compare emancipation , legal age



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.