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pronatalism

[ proh-neyt-l-iz-uhm ]
/ proʊˈneɪt lˌɪz əm /
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noun
the policy or practice of encouraging the bearing of children, especially government support of a higher birthrate.
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Origin of pronatalism

1935–40; pro-1 + natal (in a sense perhaps influenced by French natalité birthrate) + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM pronatalism

pro·na·tal·ist, noun, adjectivepro·na·tal·is·tic, adjective
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