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English definition of “prostitution”

prostitution

noun [U] uk   /ˌprɒs.tɪˈtjuː.ʃən/ us    /ˌprɑː.stɪˈtuː-/
the work of a prostitute: Poverty drove her to prostitution.Sexual devices and the sex industry
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