from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Advocating full legal protection of human embryos or fetuses, especially by opposing legalized abortion.

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  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or supportive of the right to life; believing that life should be protected from its beginning to natural death in all or most circumstances.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Same as antiabortion; -- used by those opposed to voluntary abortion, to emphasize their view of a fetus as already living, and to avoid the negative tone of a word beginning with “anti-”.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. advocating full legal protection of embryos and fetuses (especially opposing the legalization of induced abortions)


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