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sex tourismnoun [U]

uk   us  
the ​act of ​travelling to another ​country for the ​purpose of ​paying to have ​sex, ​especially with ​children: Several ​Europeangovernments have ​pledged to ​work together to ​crack down on ​childpornography and ​sextourism.
(Definition of sex tourism from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sex tourism”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指为与儿童发生性关系的)性旅游…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指爲與兒童發生性關係的)性旅遊…
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