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prostitutes

noun
plural of prostitute

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a woman who engages in sexual activities for money
  • was caught procuring the services of a prostitute

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prostitutes

verb
present tense third-person singular of prostitute

Synonyms & Antonyms of prostitutes (Entry 2 of 2)

2 to put to a bad or improper use
  • urged not to prostitute her musical talents by writing jingles for TV commercials

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“Prostitutes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/prostitutes. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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