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pro-life

Syllabification: pro-life
Pronunciation: /prōˈlīf
 
/

Definition of pro-life in English:

adjective

Opposing abortion and euthanasia: she is a pro-life activist Compare with pro-choice.
More example sentences
  • During the 1980s a militant wing of the pro-life movement had attempted to close clinics by direct action.
  • If pro-life activists get their way and abortion is once again made illegal, my life along with many others could be ruined.
  • Their opposition to a pro-life referendum in the Republic displays this.

Derivatives

pro-lifer

1
noun
Example sentences
  • He alarmed pro-choice activists by stating that the Democratic Party needed to be more ‘inclusive’ of pro-lifers.
  • While the pro-choice movement has strongly opposed the Bush administration, pro-lifers are somewhat divided over the degree of support they are likely to receive from the president.
  • The big question is whether Bush, a pro-lifer himself, is secure enough with social conservatives to take this risk.

Words that rhyme with pro-life

fife, Fyfe, knife, life, rife, still-life, strife, wife

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