the (world's) oldest profession

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humorous
: the occupation of having sex in exchange for money : prostitution She works in the (world's) oldest profession.

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“The (world's) oldest profession.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20%28world%27s%29%20oldest%20profession. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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