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birth control

n.
1. Voluntary prevention of conception by a man or a woman through the use of contraceptive techniques.
2. A contraceptive technique.
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birth control

n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) limitation of child-bearing by means of contraception. See also family planning
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birth′ control`


n.
regulation of the number of children born through control or prevention of conception.
[1914, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.birth control - limiting the number of children bornbirth control - limiting the number of children born
coitus interruptus, pulling out, withdrawal method, withdrawal - a method of birth control in which coitus is initiated but the penis is deliberately withdrawn before ejaculation
natural family planning - any of several methods of family planning that do not involve sterilization or contraceptive devices or drugs; coitus is avoided during the fertile time of a woman's menstrual cycle
contraception, contraceptive method - birth control by the use of devices (diaphragm or intrauterine device or condom) or drugs or surgery
planning - an act of formulating a program for a definite course of action; "the planning was more fun than the trip itself"
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Translations
تَحْديد النَّسلتَنْظِيم النَّسْل
antikoncepceantikoncepční politikaregulace porodnosti
præventionbørnebegrænsning
ehkäisy
kontracepcija
születésszabályozás
getnaîarvarnir
避妊
산아 제한
obmedzenie pôrodnosti
födelsekontroll
การคุมกำเนิด
việc sinh đẻ có kế hoạch
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birth

(bəːθ) noun
1. (an) act of coming into the world, being born. the birth of her son; deaf since birth.
2. the beginning. the birth of civilization.
birth control
prevention of the conception of children.
ˈbirthday noun
the anniversary of the day on which a person was born. Today is his birthday; (also adjective) a birthday party.
ˈbirthmark noun
a permanent mark on the skin at or from birth. She has a red birthmark on her face.
ˈbirthplace noun
the place where a person etc was born. Shakespeare's birthplace.
ˈbirthrate noun
the number of births per head of population over a given period.
give birth (to)
(of a mother) to produce (a baby) from the womb. She has given birth to two sets of twins.
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birth control

تَنْظِيم النَّسْل antikoncepce prævention Geburtenregelung έλεγχος γεννήσεων control de la natalidad ehkäisy contraception kontracepcija controllo delle nascite 避妊 산아 제한 anticonceptie prevensjon kontrola urodzeń controle de natalidade, controlo da natalidade регулирование рождаемости födelsekontroll การคุมกำเนิด doğum kontrolü việc sinh đẻ có kế hoạch 节育
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References in periodicals archive ?
The Church also teaches that the natural purpose of sex is procreation and contraceptives and other artificial birth control methods violate the natural law.
'This TRO against the two specific artificial birth control implants adversely affected their distribution, resulting in limited availability of artificial contraceptives and, as mentioned by the President, wastage,' he said.
"We do not endorse any of the artificial birth control [methods] that the Church does not endorse," he said.
Paul penned the 1968 encyclical ''Humanae Vitae'' which enshrined the church's opposition to artificial birth control.
Gates predicted that women in Africa and Asia would soon be "voting with their feet", as women in the west have done, and would ignore the church's ban on artificial birth control.
Meanwhile his 'friend' in Rome presides over a regime that forbids the use of artificial birth control. Perhaps he should have been invited to Copenhagen and asked how he and his church might contribute to the effort of reducing the strain on world resources?
The document also set out traditional Catholic teaching opposing artificial birth control, abortion and the use of human embryos for experimentation.
The intent behind NFP and artificial birth control is the same--to avoid pregnancy--so the method seems beside the point to me.
He had led his worldwide flock through 15 troubled years and had seen his Church torn apart by doubt, especially when his 1968 encyclical Humanae Vitae proclaimed that any sort of artificial birth control was "against God's will".
first garnered international attention when be became embroiled with the Vatican over the Church's teaching on artificial birth control, a debate that ultimately cost him his teaching post at the Catholic University of America and established him as an icon for Catholic liberalism.
For many laymen, the official prohibition of artificial birth control is the unforgivable sin of the Church.
The break became very pronounced in the almost complete rejection of Paul VI's 1968 encyclical denouncing artificial birth control, but could be seen in a wide range of moral issues.