Share this entry

Share this page

birth control

Syllabification: birth con·trol

Definition of birth control in English:

noun

The practice of preventing unwanted pregnancies, typically by use of contraception.
Example sentences
  • Women, in particular, have always known methods and techniques of birth control and contraception.
  • I had a neighbour once - she had children already and got pregnant actually using birth control.
  • Before oral contraceptives, condoms were the most common method of reversible birth control.

Definition of birth control in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?