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Definition of prostitution noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    prostitution

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˌprɑstəˈtuʃn//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1the work of a prostitute Many women were forced into prostitution. child prostitution
  2. 2prostitution of something (formal) the use of your abilities on something of little value
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: prostitution