from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Voluntary prevention of conception by a man or a woman through the use of contraceptive techniques.
- noun A contraceptive technique.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun the act or process of deliberately limiting the number of one's children born, especially by preventing conception.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
Voluntary controlof the numberof children conceived, especially by the planneduse of contraception.
- noun Any
techniqueused to preventthe birthof a child(such as abortionor preventing conception).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun limiting the number of children born
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