Meaning of “prostitution” in the English Dictionary

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"prostitution" in British English

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prostitutionnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌprɒs.tɪˈtʃuː.ʃən/ us /ˌprɑː.stəˈtuː.ʃən/

the work of a prostitute:

Poverty drove her to prostitution.

(Definition of “prostitution” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"prostitution" in American English

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prostitutionnoun [ U ]

us /ˌprɑs·tɪˈtu·ʃən/

the business of having sex for money

(Definition of “prostitution” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)