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contraceptive
American English: /ˌkɑntrəˈsɛptɪv/
British English: /kɒntrəˈsɛptɪv/

Translation of contraceptive in Spanish:

noun

adjective

  • (method/device)
    contraconceptivo
    emergency contraceptive pill
    Example sentences
    • Most women who discontinue hormonal contraception do not use another contraceptive method and are therefore at high risk for unintended pregnancy.
    • The combined goals of preventing sexually transmitted diseases and unwanted pregnancy should be considerations when choosing a contraceptive method.
    • Access to effective and safe contraceptive methods and sexually transmitted disease protection is a primary medical concern for all sexually active women.
    Example sentences
    • In societies where contraceptive knowledge is poor, abortion is the only means available to women to control their reproduction.
    • Evidence for the commission in 1903-04 indicates that there was indeed an increase in contraceptive knowledge and use in the nineteenth century.
    • Expanding such knowledge and extending contraceptive access rightly became a focus of working women's organizations in the twenties and thirties.

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