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pros•ti•tute



Pronunciation: (pros'ti-tOOt", -tyOOt"), [key]
n., v., -tut•ed, -tut•ing.


n.
1. a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money; whore; harlot.
2. a man who engages in sexual acts for money.
3. a person who willingly uses his or her talent or ability in a base and unworthy way, usually for money.

v.t.
1. to sell or offer (oneself) as a prostitute.
2. to put to any base or unworthy use: to prostitute one's talents.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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