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marital rape

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Definition of marital rape in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Rape committed by the person to whom the victim is married.
Example sentences
  • Rape on the other hand, involves issues we consider to be intensely private, especially since acquaintance rape and marital rape make up a large proportion of incidents.
  • There are stories of marital rape, date rape… everything that nightmares are made of.
  • Their current battlegrounds include gender bias, sexual harassment and marital rape.

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