Definition of consenting adult in English:

consenting adult

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noun

  • An adult who willingly agrees to engage in a sexual act: I was the other consenting adult in the affair gay sex between consenting adults will be decriminalized
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    • Britain had decriminalized homosexual acts in private between consenting adults in the Sexual Offenses Act 1967.
    • They claim that adultery is sex between consenting adults and, so, it is a personal matter.
    • What is the basis for the criminalisation of incest between consenting adults?

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