contraception

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noun con·tra·cep·tion \ˌkän-trə-ˈsep-shən\

Definition of contraception

  1. :  deliberate prevention of conception or impregnation

contraceptive

play \ˌkän-trə-ˈsep-tiv\ adjective or noun

Origin and Etymology of contraception

contra- + conception


First Known Use: 1886


CONTRACEPTION Defined for English Language Learners

contraception

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noun con·tra·cep·tion \ˌkän-trə-ˈsep-shən\

Definition of contraception for English Language Learners

  • : things that are done to prevent a woman from becoming pregnant


Medical Dictionary

contraception

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noun con·tra·cep·tion \ˌkän-trə-ˈsep-shən\

Medical Definition of contraception

  1. :  deliberate prevention of conception or impregnation

contraceptive

\-ˈsep-tiv\play adjective or noun


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