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consenting adult

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Definition of consenting adult in English:

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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Word of the day prepotent
Pronunciation: prɪˈpəʊt(ə)nt
adjective
greater than others in power or influence