Definition of sex crime in English:

sex crime

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noun

informal
  • A crime involving sexual assault or having a sexual motive: steps to control press reporting of rape and other sex crimes [mass noun]: sex crime may be related to men’s and women’s position in society
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    • Violent crime, which includes public order offences, sex crime and physical assaults, is down six per cent in York, and vehicle crime is down by 13 per cent.
    • It does not matter if the person has committed a sex crime in the past or not.
    • An illegal alien who now commits a sex crime will be prosecuted and jailed.

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