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SEDUCE Definition & Legal Meaning

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To entice a woman to the commission of fornication or adultery, by per- suasion, solicitation, promises, bribes, or otherwise : to corrupt; to debauch. The word “seduce,” when used with reference to the conduct of a man towards a woman, has a precise and determinate signification, and “ex vi termini” implies the commission of fornication. An information for the crime of seduction need not charge the offense in any other words. State v. Bierce, 27 Conn. 319.


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