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partial-birth abortion Syllabification: par·tial-birth a·bor·tion

Definition of partial-birth abortion in English:


A late-term abortion of a fetus that has already died, or is killed before being completely removed from the mother.
Example sentences
  • But he opposes partial-birth abortions, the so-called partial-birth abortions, the late-term abortion procedure.
  • I have said many times that I can support a ban on late-term abortions including partial-birth abortions, so long as the health and life of the mother is protected.
  • But foes of abortion call it a partial-birth abortion.
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