anti-prostitution

adjective
an·​ti-pros·​ti·​tu·​tion | \ ˌan-tē-ˌprä-stə-ˈtü-shən How to pronounce anti-prostitution (audio) , -ˈtyü-, ˌan-tī- \

Definition of anti-prostitution

: opposed to prostitution : serving or intended to prevent or punish prostitution anti-prostitution laws

First Known Use of anti-prostitution

1874, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-prostitution.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-prostitution. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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