Definition of contraceptive noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

contraceptive

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NAmE//ˌkɑntrəˈsɛptɪv//
 
 
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a drug, device, or practice used to prevent a woman from becoming pregnant oral contraceptives
contraceptiveadjective[only before noun]
 
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a contraceptive pill contraceptive advice/precautions/methods