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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.

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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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131] Where the Mann Act was limited to the procurers' transporting prostitutes, and disorderly house laws generally only applied to the "keepers," by defining pandering as profiting from the earnings of a prostitute, state legislators expanded the number of potential offenders to include not only procurers and madams, but the pimps in collusion with them.
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