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prostitute

n. a person who receives payment for sexual intercourse or other sexual acts, generally as a regular occupation. Although usually a prostitute refers to a woman offering sexual favors to men, male prostitutes may perform homosexual acts for money or receive payment from women for sexual services. A woman prostitute who is sent on a "date" to the hotel room or residence of a male customer is commonly referred to as a "call girl." (See: pander, panderer, prostitution)

See: betray, corrupt, deteriorate, misemploy, mistreat, pervert, pollute
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Nevertheless, the newspaper press occasionally reported on the murder or assault of a prostitute at the hands of a potential male client.
While people seek prostitutes for a variety of reasons, I urge anyone who engages in this behavior to put their health and safety first.
The 19-year-old singer was in the news a few days ago after a Brazilian prostitute posted his alleged video on YouTube.
In interview he admitted driving around the area searching for a prostitute.
It happened recently in America, where they tend to introduce people with a little biography and I was introduced as the prostitute," she added.
The new legislation will protect these entitlements and a prostitute who refuses to do 'that kind of work' (s 26).
Only 134 prostitutes have been tested for AIDS, hepatitis, and syphilis between August 2003 and November 2008, with none proven positive for AIDS while 10% had hepatitis.
The latest story: Male prostitutes can use condoms to prevent transmission of AIDS.
Limerick-based Inspector John O'Reilly said: "We are calling on people who use prostitutes to stop and think about what they are doing.
In the last couple of months it has grown enormously, with 10 to 12 prostitutes sometimes seen soliciting in the Ledra street area.
The law, part of the Policing and Crime Act 2009, would lead to users being fined up to pounds 1000 if caught with a prostitute.
DALLAS: It was nearly midnight in a cramped mobile courtroom in the back of an 18-wheeler truck, and a prostitute in a Tweety Bird shirt was apologizing to a judge for falling asleep during her hearing.