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Main Entry: 1pro·fane
Pronunciation: promacr-primarystressfamacrn, prschwa-
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): pro·faned; pro·fan·ing
1 : to treat (something sacred) with great disrespect
2 : to put to a wrong or vulgar use : DEBASE
- prof·a·na·tion /secondarystresspräf-schwa-primarystressnamacr-shschwan, secondarystresspromacr-fschwa-/ noun
- pro·fa·na·to·ry /promacr-primarystressfan-schwa-secondarystresstomacrr-emacron, -secondarystresstodotr-/ adjective

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