prostituēt

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via other European languages, ultimately a borrowing from Latin prōstituō ("to prostitute"), made into a 2nd-conjugation verb (ending -ēt).

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Verb[edit]

prostituēt tr., 2nd conj., pres. prostituēju, prostituē, prostituē, past prostituēju

  1. to prostitute (to make someone work as a prostitute, i.e., having sex for profit)
  2. (figuratively) to use in some humiliating way; to corrupt
    tautas partija prostituē gan politiku, gan varu, gan valsti un vispar visu, ko vien var prostituēt — the people's party prostitutes the politician, the power (= government), the country and in general everything that one can prostituted

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