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- Bad reputation; notoriety.
- He was held in ill repute, no one would trust him enough to do business with him.
- 1997, Aileen Schumacher, Engineering for Murder, page 69
- His list of sexual contacts was quite long, and included ladies from some of the ritzier establishments of ill repute across the border.
- house of ill repute (“a brothel”)