Definition of pro-choice in English:


Syllabification: pro-choice
Pronunciation: /prōˈCHois
(also prochoice)


Advocating legalized abortion: a pro-choice demonstration Compare with pro-life.
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  • It has become something of a given, not least among many who are pro-choice, that later abortions are mostly the result of a lack of access to early abortion.
  • Both sides of the abortion issue are really pro-choice, the dispute is over when the choice has been made.
  • She was planning to discuss health care, not her pro-choice stance on abortion, aides said.



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  • ‘For years, we have been in opposition to these protesters,’ Audrey says, noting that she and other pro-choicers often turned up to counter-demonstrate, which has sometimes led to police intervention.
  • But pro-choicers have a built-in constituency too: the millions and millions of women who have had abortions.
  • The language is not particularly inflammatory, but the substance of the decision is one that pro-lifers will like and pro-choicers will fear a great deal.

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