pro-life

[ proh-lahyf ]
/ proʊˈlaɪf /

adjective

opposed to legalized abortion; right-to-life.

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Origin of pro-life

First recorded in 1960–65

OTHER WORDS FROM pro-life

pro-lif·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for pro-life

pro-life

adjective

(of an organization, pressure group, etc) supporting the right to life of the unborn; against abortion, experiments on embryos, etc

Derived forms of pro-life

pro-lifer, noun
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