The Definition and Facts of Prostitution
By: Cheryl M. Toth



According to Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary prostitution is the act or practice of indulging in promiscuous sexual relationships in exchange for money (1).


General Facts

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 Sources Cited

(1)  Webster's Collegiate Dictionary. Tenth Edition. Massachusetts. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated, 1997.

(2)  Prostitutes Education Network. "Prostitution in The United States- The Statistics." <>

(3)  Promise- For Women Escaping Prostitution. "Facts About Prostitution." <>

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