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Etymology

  • From Latin prostitutum, past participle of prostituere, from prefix pro-, "for" or "before", + statuere (turns into -stituere with prefixes appended), "to set up or erect".

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
prostitute

Plural
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  1. A person who performs sexual activity for payment
  2. A person who is perceived as engaging in sexual activity with many people.
  3. A person who does, or offers to do, an activity for money, despite personal dislike or dishonour

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Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to prostitute

Third person singular
prostitut

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to prostitute (third-person singular simple present prostitut, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To perform sexual activity for money
  2. (transitive) To make another person, or organisation, prostitute themselves.

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Italian

Noun

prostitute f.

  1. Plural form of prostituta.

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