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  1. prostitute

    • IPA[ˈprɒstɪtjuːt]

    英式

    • n.
      a person, in particular a woman, who engages in sexual activity for payment.;a person who misuses their talents or behaves unworthily for personal or financial gain
    • v.
      offer (someone) for sexual activity in exchange for payment;put (oneself or one's talents) to an unworthy or corrupt use for personal or financial gain
    • verb: prostitute, 3rd person present: prostitutes, gerund or present participle: prostituting, past tense: prostituted, past participle: prostituted

    • noun: prostitute, plural noun: prostitutes

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a person, in particular a woman, who engages in sexual activity for payment.
    • a person who misuses their talents or behaves unworthily for personal or financial gain careerist political prostitutes

    動詞

    • 1. offer (someone) for sexual activity in exchange for payment although she was paid £15 to join a man at his table, she never prostituted herself
    • put (oneself or one's talents) to an unworthy or corrupt use for personal or financial gain his willingness to prostitute himself to the worst instincts of the electorate
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    • IPA[ˈprästəˌt(y)o͞ot]

    美式

    • n.
      a person, in particular a woman, who engages in sexual activity for payment.
    • v.
      offer (someone) for sexual activity in exchange for payment: although she was paid $15 to join a man at his table, she never prostituted herself

    Oxford American Dictionary