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prostitute n

: a person who engages in sexual activity indiscriminately esp. for money compare panderer, pimp
vt -tut·ed
[Latin prostitutus, past participle of prostituere, from pro- before + statuere to cause to stand, place]
: to offer as a prostitute

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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