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prostitution

prostitution

noun pros·ti·tu·tion \ˌpräs-tə-ˈtü-shən, -ˈtyü-\

: the work of a prostitute : the act of having sex in exchange for money

: the use of a skill or ability in a way that is not appropriate or respectable

Full Definition of PROSTITUTION

1
:  the act or practice of engaging in promiscuous sexual relations especially for money
2
:  the state of being prostituted :  debasement

Examples of PROSTITUTION

  1. She was arrested for prostitution.
  2. Writing commercials was a prostitution of his talents.

First Known Use of PROSTITUTION

1553

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