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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 ?
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It is also my experience these misguided souls are the first in line to support sending our young boy and girl heroes to war, which really makes them pro-death (unless you're a fetus) or flaming hypocrites.
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Our world and our church desperately need young people to speak out and act out against not only the insanity of nuclear weapons but also against the pro-death institution of war and militarism.
'It's a possibility now because nadagdag nga 'yung pro-death penalty,' Sotto said at the regular Kapihan sa Senado.
Right or wrong, the greater obligation for the Sri Lankan State, it could well be argued by the pro-death lobby, was to protect the nation and its citizenry from offensive methods of the drug-abuse kind.
Under leadership of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, I have no doubt these dedicated pro-life senators will stop any pro-death bill sent over from the House.
In shining light on the fantasies and anxieties about white freedom encoded in pro-death penalty discourse, my goal was not to downplay the ways that the death penalty functions as an instrument of racial repression; it was instead to show how race is no less present in those 52 percent of executions in which both the inmates and their victims are white (Death Penalty Information Center 2018d).
People who support restrictions, for example, call themselves 'pro-life,' implying that their opponents are 'pro-death.' Now a federal jury in Chicago has resolved this semantic difficulty.
America must call out the NRA's stranglehold for what it really is: a pro-death agenda.