Definition of birth control in English:

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birth control

Pronunciation: /ˈbərTH kənˈtrōl/


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.

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Syllabification: birth con·trol

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