age of consent(redirected from Age of consent for sex)
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Age of ConsentThe age at which people can legally have sex (i.e., sexual activity is not prohibited by statute).
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age of consent
The age at which a minor may legally engage in voluntary sexual intercourse or no longer requires parental consent for marriage. It varies among states but is usually between ages 13 and 18.
See also: age
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