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pornography

noun [U] uk   /pɔːˈnɒɡ.rə.fi/  us   /pɔːrˈnɑː.ɡrə-/ (informal porn) disapproving
books, magazines, films, etc. with no artistic value that describe or show sexual acts or naked people in a way that is intended to be sexually exciting: a campaign against pornography hard(-core) (= very detailed) porn soft(-core) (= not very detailed) porn
pornographic
adjective uk   /ˌpɔː.nəˈɡræf.ɪk/  us   /ˌpɔːr-/ (informal porn, porno )
The part of the film judged to be pornographic was cut from the final version.
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