Age-of-consent meaning

The age at which a person is legally considered competent to give consent, as to sexual intercourse.
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The age at which a person may marry without parental approval.
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The age at which a person is considered legally competent to consent to sexual intercourse.
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(law) The age at which a person is legally considered to be mature enough to engage willingly in sexual intercourse.
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Attributive form of age of consent, noun.

The age-of-consent doctrine.

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