Examples of prostitution in a Sentence
She was arrested for prostitution.
Writing commercials was a prostitution of his talents.
Recent Examples of prostitution from the Web
The isolated neighborhood, tucked into the wedge created by the intersection of W. Atkinson and N. Teutonia avenues, was plagued by drug-dealing, street gambling and prostitution.
Qun Chen, 48, also was arrested and charged with prostitution.
The bribes, authorities charge, were paid to insure that the bar - the scene of frequent fights and suspected drug dealing and prostitution - did not have its liquor license revoked.
Christine Keeler—a 19-year-old Soho showgirl who allegedly dabbled in prostitution—had been staying in a cottage on the property with a friend, and the two snuck into the estate's pool for a skinny-dip.
As a way to advertise the prostitution, prosecutors said Moorman would take and post provocative photos of the victims on the internet.
But both became dependent on drugs and in 1989, each was known to frequent streets known for prostitution.
The Senate seat has been vacant since former state Sen. Ralph Shortey resigned amid child prostitution allegations.
Indiana State Excise Police arrested a dancer for suspected prostitution and found drugs while searching a Gary business over the weekend, according to police.
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Definition of prostitution for English Language Learners
: 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
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