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procurer

Syllabification: pro·cur·er
Pronunciation: /prəˈkyo͝orər, prō-
 
/

Definition of procurer in English:

noun

A person who obtains a woman as a prostitute for another person.
Example sentences
  • Nor were women the only targets of these deportations: men believed to be involved as procurers or associates of prostitutes were also excluded.
  • Some of those disability providers have ended up in a very invidious and ambiguous situation of acting, basically, as a procurer to obtain sex for their clients.
  • Have you ever unlawfully distributed or sold controlled substances, or been a prostitute or procurer for prostitutes?

Origin

late Middle English (denoting a steward): from Anglo-Norman French procurour, from Latin procurator (see procurator). Modern usage dates from the mid 17th century.

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