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surrogacy

Line breaks: sur¦ro|gacy
Pronunciation: /ˈsʌrəɡəsi
 
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Definition of surrogacy in English:

noun

[mass noun]
1The action or state of being a surrogate.
1.1The process of giving birth as a surrogate mother or of arranging such a birth: surrogacy is frequently denounced as exploitation [as modifier]: surrogacy agencies
More example sentences
  • In the end, artificial wombs are different from current technologies like IVF and modern arrangements like surrogacy, because they represent the final severing of reproduction from the human body.
  • He is 43 now and he thought about adoption or surrogacy, but eventually decided that being a father wasn't his role in life.
  • A ‘soft’ form of baby selling has already crept in under the rubric of contractual surrogacy.

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