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contracept

[ kon-truh-sept ]
/ ˌkɒn trəˈsɛpt /
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verb (used with object)

to prevent the conception of (offspring).
to prevent pregnancy or impregnation in; provide with the means for birth control.

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Origin of contracept

First recorded in 1965–70; back formation from contraception
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