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solicit

verb
 
 
/səˈlɪsɪt/
ASK FOR SOMETHING [T] formal to ask someone for money, information, or help: to solicit donations for a charityMaking appeals and requests
SEX [I] to offer sex for money, usually in a public placePeople who sell sex or are promiscuous
(Definition of solicit from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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