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brothel
American English: /ˈbrɑθəl/
, /ˈbrɔθəl/
British English: /ˈbrɒθ(ə)l/

Translation of brothel in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • In Belgium, self-employed prostitutes are legal but brothels are not.
    • With legalised brothels the prostitutes could be forced to have regular check ups for STD's.
    • They were children and young women marked for sale into brothels and whorehouses.

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