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Definition of birth pill in English:

noun

British dated
A contraceptive pill.
Example sentences
  • There is no evidence of any differences between the different types of birth pill in practice however.
  • For example, some types of birth pills, as well as tablets for stomach acid and gas may contain lactose.
  • She said she was on the birth pill, which is actually one of the safest and most effective forms of birth control.

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