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The meaning of "date rape"

" Date rape "
Meaning:
The rape by a man of his partner on a date.
Example:
There's been so many stories of date rape in the news lately that Suzy arranged to meet her date in a busy pub.
Where did it originate?:
USA, late 20th century. Previously referred to as 'acquaintance rape'.
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