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noun [U]     /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) pornSexual devices and the sex industry pornographic     /ˌpɔː.nəˈɡræf.ɪk/ US  /ˌpɔːr-/ adjective (informal porn, porno) The part of the film judged to be pornographic was cut from the final version.Sexual devices and the sex industry
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