variants or less commonly antichoice
ˌan-ˌtī- How to pronounce anti-choice (audio)
or less commonly antichoicer
plural anti-choicers also antichoicers

Examples of anti-choice in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His most robust challenge to the Florida governor involved raising the latter’s draconian anti-choice measure to gently ask him to explain his thinking. Lili Loofbourow, Washington Post, 1 Dec. 2023 This story serves as an anthem for those most affected by anti-choice legislation, by offering new avenues for emotional catharsis. K.j. Yossman, Variety, 13 Nov. 2023 Very severe anti-choice legislation actually would have prevented me from actually starting another IVF cycle. Maressa Brown, Parents, 26 Oct. 2023 One such law, AB 1242, forbids police departments from sharing information for the purposes of enforcing anti-choice laws. Lyndsay Winkley, San Diego Union-Tribune, 27 Aug. 2023 Gerrymandered maps in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Ohio—maps drawn in violation of the Voting Rights Act and deemed unconstitutional by lower courts—have elevated anti-choice politicians and protected them from accountability. Laleh Ispahani, The New Republic, 7 Aug. 2023 But the grants are still falling in the wrong hands: At least one anti-choice marketing firm mentioned in the report helps fake clinics access the behemoth’s Ad Grant scheme, which offers non-profit organizations up to $10,000 per month in free ad credits. Ananya Bhattacharya, Quartz, 16 June 2023 This whole movement is vehemently anti-choice, perhaps more so than the Falwell iteration of it was. How To Save A Country, The New Republic, 27 Apr. 2023 Back in 2019, Google was criticized for giving a group of anti-choice clinics run by a Catholic group tens of thousands of dollars worth of free advertising. Ananya Bhattacharya, Quartz, 16 June 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1974, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-choice was in 1974

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“Anti-choice.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition


an·​ti-choice -ˈchȯis How to pronounce anti-choice (audio)
variants also antichoice
anti-choicer noun
also antichoicer
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