pro-choice

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pro-choice

(prō-chois′)
adj.
Favoring legalized abortion as an option for an unwanted pregnancy.

pro-choic′er n.
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pro-choice

adj
(Sociology) (of an organization, pressure group, etc) supporting the right of a woman to have an abortion. Compare pro-life
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pro-choice

or pro•choice

(proʊˈtʃɔɪs)

adj.
supporting or advocating the right to legalized abortion. Compare pro-life.
[1970–75]
pro-choic′er, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pro-choice - advocating a woman's right to control her own body (especially her right to an induced abortion)
pro-life - advocating full legal protection of embryos and fetuses (especially opposing the legalization of induced abortions)
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Translations

pro-choice

[ˌprəʊˈtʃɔɪs] ADJen favor de la libertad de elección
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

pro-choice

adj group, organizationfür Abtreibung pred; pro-choice movementBewegung fder Abtreibungsbefürworter
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

pro-choice

[ˈprəʊˈtʃɔɪs] adjper la libertà di scelta di gravidanza
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

pro-choice

adj pro-elección, a favor de la legalización del aborto voluntario
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References in periodicals archive ?
Six chapters are divided by three parts: the pro-life movement after Roe; the abortion-rights movement after Roe; the movement-countermovement dynamic after Roe.
This is why the abortion-rights movement is so successful: it relies heavily upon self-interest as justification for abortion.
The male doctors and clergy members who were at the forefront of the modern abortion-rights movement argued that the procedure was necessary to protect women from death or injury brought on by botched, illegal abortions.