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Definition of contraception noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    contraception

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˌkɑntrəˈsɛpʃn//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1the practice of preventing a woman from becoming pregnant; the methods of doing this synonym birth control
  2. 2 to give advice about contraception
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: contraception