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pro-choice

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

pro-choic′er n.

pro-choice

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

pro-choice

or pro•choice

(proʊˈtʃɔɪs)

adj.
supporting or advocating the right to legalized abortion. Compare pro-life.
[1970–75]
pro-choic′er, n.
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)
Translations

pro-choice

[ˌprəʊˈtʃɔɪs] ADJen favor de la libertad de elección

pro-choice

adj group, organizationfür Abtreibung pred; pro-choice movementBewegung fder Abtreibungsbefürworter

pro-choice

[ˈprəʊˈtʃɔɪs] adjper la libertà di scelta di gravidanza

pro-choice

adj pro-elección, a favor de la legalización del aborto voluntario
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