or pro·choice



supporting or advocating legalized abortion.

Compare pro-life.

Origin of pro-choice

First recorded in 1970–75
Related formspro-choic·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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(of an organization, pressure group, etc) supporting the right of a woman to have an abortionCompare pro-life
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Word Origin and History for pro-choice

"favoring a right to abortion," 1975, from pro- + choice.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper