age of consent, the

,age of con`sent, the noun
the age that you have to be before you can legally agree to have sex

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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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 Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster …   Law dictionary

  • Age of consent (disambiguation) — Age of consent may refer to the legal concepts of: *Age of consent for sexual activity *Age of consent reform *Marriageable ageIt may also refer to: * Age of Consent (film), a 1969 UK film directed by Michael Powell * Age of Consent (1932 film) * …   Wikipedia

  • The Age of Consent (book) — The Age of Consent: The Rise of Relativism and the Corruption of Popular Culture is a book by Robert H. Knight published in 1998, with a foreword by Gary Bauer. It criticises modern cultural relatavism, arguing that Relativism is the cultivation… …   Wikipedia

  • The Age Of Consent — est le premier album du groupe britannique Bronski Beat, de genre synthpop, sorti fin 1984. Produit par Mike Thorne, il a été enregistré à Londres et à New York. Le titre de l album fait allusion à la différence d âge de consentement aux rapports …   Wikipédia en Français

  • the age of consent — the age at which a person is considered old enough to agree to have sex or to get married • • • Main Entry: ↑age of consent …   Useful english dictionary

  • age of consent — age of con sent n the age of consent the age when someone can legally get married or have a sexual relationship …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • age of consent — noun the minimum age for marrying without parental consent or the minimum age for consensual sexual relations; intercourse at an earlier age can result in a charge of assault or statutory rape; the age differs in different states of the Union •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • age of consent —    The age of consent has been discussed from Plato, through Locke and into contemporary public policy. It covers a variety of different situations, from smoking, taking alcohol and watching X rated movies to legal permission to engage in various …   Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture

  • Age of consent — Consent Con*sent , n. [Cf. OF. consent.] 1. Agreement in opinion or sentiment; the being of one mind; accord. [1913 Webster] All with one consent began to make excuse. Luke xiv. 18. [1913 Webster] They fell together all, as by consent. Shak.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Age of Consent (альбом Virgin Steele) — Age of Consent Студийный альбом Virgin Steele Дата выпуска …   Википедия

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