Definition of contraception in English:
The deliberate use of artificial methods or other techniques to prevent pregnancy as a consequence of sexual intercourse. The major forms of artificial contraception are barrier methods, of which the most common is the condom; the contraceptive pill, which contains synthetic sex hormones that prevent ovulation in the female; intrauterine devices, such as the coil, which prevent the fertilized ovum from implanting in the uterus; and male or female sterilization.
- The only way to have safe sex is to use a reliable barrier method of contraception such as a condom.
- You should also use a barrier method of contraception, such as a condom until the problem has been identified.
- It is important to consider plans for pregnancy when deciding on a method of contraception.
Definition of contraception in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Pakistan