1The practice or occupation of engaging in sexual activity with someone for payment: the sale of captives into slavery and prostitution
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- The incidence of prostitution and sexual assault of women has soared.
- We are not on a moral crusade against prostitution, just street prostitution.
- He practiced male prostitution, soliciting three to four customers on a weekend.
whoring, the sex industry, streetwalking, Mrs Warren's profession, white slavery, sex tourism
informal the oldest profession, the game, the trade
North American informal hooking, hustling, the life
archaic courtesanship, harlotry, Magdalenism, the social evil
Words that rhyme with prostitutionablution, absolution, allocution, attribution, circumlocution, circumvolution, Confucian, constitution, contribution, convolution, counter-revolution, destitution, dilution, diminution, distribution, electrocution, elocution, evolution, execution, institution, interlocution, irresolution, Lilliputian, locution, perlocution, persecution, pollution, prosecution, restitution, retribution, Rosicrucian, solution, substitution, volution
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