antiabortion

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an·ti·a·bor·tion

 (ăn′tē-ə-bôr′shən, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Opposed to abortion: the antiabortion movement.

an′ti·a·bor′tion·ist n.

an•ti•a•bor•tion

(ˌæn ti əˈbɔr ʃən, ˌæn taɪ-)

adj.
opposed to abortion or the legalization of abortion.
[1965–70]
an`ti•a•bor′tion•ist, n.
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