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Pander

To pimp; to cater to the gratification of the lust of another. To entice or procure a person, by promises, threats, Fraud, or deception to enter any place in which prostitution is practiced for the purpose of prostitution.

Pandering is established when the evidence shows that the accused succeeded in inducing a victim to become an inmate of a house of prostitution. One who solicits for a prostitute is a panderer.

The pandering of obscenity refers to the business of purveying, by some form of advertising, pictorial or graphic material that appeals to the prurient interest of customers or potential customers.

Cross-references

Obscene.

pander

1) v. to solicit customers for a prostitute. 2) n. a pimp, who procures customers for a prostitute or lures a woman into prostitution, all for his own profit. 3) v. catering to special interests without any principles, such as a politician who says to whatever group he/she is addressing just what they want to hear to win their support, contributions, or favors. (See: prostitute)

pander

verb assist, attend, be instrumental, be of servvce, be servile, be subservient, be useful, cater, court favor, do service, furnish, give, gratify, help, humor, indulge, ingratiate oneself, make contented, make oneself useful, minister, obey, oblige, pamper, please, procure, provide, purvey, renner service, satisfy, satisfy desires, serve, subserve, supply, tend, toady, truckle to, wait on, work in the service of

pander

to arrange for prostitution.
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His brother Petersen, who moved to Oregon a year ago to be closer to his brother and mother, already had been at the party for 30 minutes, Pander said.
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Had Christoph Metzelder's header been on target when he met a Pander free-kick the England keeper charged out to catch without getting anywhere near, Robinson's face would have been as red as the German shirts.
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Things appeared to be off-course when Germany took the lead through Stefan Kiessling, who burst into the box and lashed into the net after Christian Pander dribbled his way deep into English territory.
Tony Blair does not want to keep out immigrants or pander to the right-wing.
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Mr Trimble is continuing to pander to the `No' camp.
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