Definition of Sexual assault

1. Noun. 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. "Most states have replaced the common law definition of rape with statutes defining sexual assault"




Definition of Sexual assault

1. Noun. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sexual Assault

sexual-intercourse
sexual abstention
sexual abstinence
sexual abuse
sexual abuses
sexual act
sexual activity
sexual acts
sexual and gender disorders
sexual anorexia
sexual anorexic
sexual anorexics
sexual appetite
sexual appetites
sexual arousal
sexual assault (current term)
sexual cannibalism
sexual climax
sexual complex
sexual congress
sexual conquest
sexual contacts
sexual desire
sexual deviation
sexual dichronism
sexual dimorphism
sexual discrimination
sexual dwarfism
sexual favor
sexual favors

Literary usage of Sexual assault

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Criminal Justice & Community Response to Rape by Joel Epstein (1995)
"Recent Federal Legislation The Campus sexual assault Victim's Bill of Rights Signed into law in July 1992, the Campus sexual assault Victim 's Bill ..."

2. Violence Against Womenby Joan Zorza, Civic Research Institute by Joan Zorza, Civic Research Institute (2002)
"... 10-13-10-14 stranger child abductions and sexual assault, 4-31 Child abuse. ... duty to protect from sexual assault, 10-32-10-33 fraudulent concealment ..."

3. Violence Against Womenby Joan Zorza, Civic Research Institute by Joan Zorza, Civic Research Institute (2002)
"... 12-54-12-55 confession of child sexual assault, 12-30 duty to protect and discovery, 12-37 foster care agencies, duty to protect from sexual assault, ..."

4. Crime Or Custom?: Violence Against Women in Pakistan by Samya Burney, Human Rights Watch (Organization, Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1999)
"In cases of sexual assault in particular, it is critical that forensic evidence be obtained quickly because traces of semen not only disappear with time but ..."

5. Violence Against Womenby Joan Zorza, Civic Research Institute by Joan Zorza, Civic Research Institute (2002)
"... Women contains almost all of the articles that appeared from January 2003 through December 2004 in Domestic Violence Report and sexual assault Report, ..."

6. No Escape: Male Rape in U.S. Prisons by Joanne Mariner (2001)
"Understand the key aspects of the AD 04.01.301, Inmate sexual assault Prevention and ... Learn the Department's definition of sexual assault. 3. ..."

7. Violence Against Women in South Africa: The State Response to Domestic by Binaifer Nowrojee, Bronwen Manby, Human Rights Watch/Africa (1995)
"... STATE RESPONSE TO RAPE AND sexual assault I was raped in October 1994. I was in my boyfriend's apartment cooking. His roommate and I were there alone. ..."

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