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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “prostitution”

prostitution

noun [U]     /ˌprɒs.tɪˈtjuː.ʃən/ US  /ˌprɑː.stɪˈtuː-/
the work of a prostitute
賣淫
Poverty drove her to prostitution.
貧困迫使她去賣淫。
Sexual devices and the sex industry
(Definition of prostitution noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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