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antiabortion

[ an-tee-uh-bawr-shuh n, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn ti əˈbɔr ʃən, ˌæn taɪ- /
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adjective

opposed to abortion or the legalization of abortion.

noun

opposition to abortion, especially legalized abortion.

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Nearby words

anti-social, anti-soviet, anti-virus, anti-war, anti-zionist, antiabortion, antiabortionist, antiacid, antiadrenergic, antiagglutinin, antiaging

Origin of antiabortion

First recorded in 1965–70; anti- + abortion
Related formsan·ti·a·bor·tion·ist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for anti-abortion

anti-abortion


adjective

opposed to abortionanti-abortion activists
Derived Formsanti-abortionist, noun, adjective
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