[ uh-bawr-shuh n-on-di-mand, -mahnd, -awn- ]
/ əˈbɔr ʃən ɒn dɪˈmænd, -ˈmɑnd, -ɔn- /
the right of a woman to have an abortion during the first six months of a pregnancy.
an abortion performed on a woman solely at her own request.
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Origin of abortion-on-demand
First recorded in 1970–75
Words nearby abortion-on-demand
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