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pro-choice

or pro·choice

[proh-chois]
adjective
  1. supporting or advocating legalized abortion.
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Origin of pro-choice

First recorded in 1970–75
Related formspro-choic·er, noun
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pro-choice

adjective
  1. (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

adj.

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

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