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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.

birth control

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

birth′ control`


n.
regulation of the number of children born through control or prevention of conception.
[1914, Amer.]
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withdrawal method, withdrawal - a method of birth control in which coitus is initiated but the penis is deliberately withdrawn before ejaculation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"
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

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.

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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Apart from his role in the council, Paul VI is known for his landmark encyclical Humane Vitae, which reaffirmed the church's teachings against artificial contraception and reproductive ethics.
Duterte blamed the Catholic Church's opposition to artificial contraception.
Paul is also remembered for his two most important encyclicals, or teaching documents, which have had a profound effect on the church: One denounced the mounting inequality between rich and poor, and the other reaffirmed the church's opposition to artificial contraception.
Paul is also remembered for his two most important encyclicals, or teaching documents, that have had a profound effect on the church and Francis: One, "The Progress of Peoples" denounced the mounting inequality between rich and poor, and the other, "Humanae Vitae," reaffirmed the Catholic church's opposition to artificial contraception.
With regard to artificial contraception and sterilization, Catholics and the church exist on the slippery slope of life.
The commission voted overwhelmingly to recommend that the church rescind its ban on artificial contraception. They declared that contraception was not "intrinsically evil" nor the popes' previous teachings on it infallible.
The Catholic Church forbids the use of artificial contraception, however Pope Francis has taken a more nuanced stance on the issue.
Just as he was leaving the Philippines, he said it wasn't necessary to "breed like rabbits" to be a good Catholic, while reinforcing the ban on artificial contraception.
MANILA, Philippines -- Pope Francis issued his strongest defense yet of church teaching opposing artificial contraception on Friday, using a rally in Asia's largest Catholic nation to urge families to be ''sanctuaries of respect for life.''
He is perhaps best known, though, for the divisive 1968 encyclical Humanae Vitae, which enshrined the church's opposition to artificial contraception.
One of the most hotly debated topics in the survey was the question of artificial contraception. M.
Finally Terry doesn't come right out and say it but she does talk of the disastrous effects of artificial contraception on marriage, family life and society.