Definitions

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  • v. To use contraception
  • v. To administer contraception, especially to a population of wild animals

Etymologies

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Back-formation from contraception. Attested US 1932, with earlier occasional use as abbreviation for contraceptive in the medical literature; popularized US mid-1960s in the context of the sexual revolution.

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