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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [uh-bawr-tuh-sahyd]
    • /əˈbɔr təˌsaɪd/
    • /əbˈɔːtɪsˌaɪd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-bawr-tuh-sahyd]
    • /əˈbɔr təˌsaɪd/

Definitions of aborticide word

  • noun aborticide the killing of an unborn fetus 3
  • noun aborticide destruction of the embryo or fetus in the womb 3
  • noun aborticide an abortifacient 3
  • noun aborticide destruction of a fetus in the uterus; feticide. 1
  • noun aborticide a drug or other agent that causes abortion. 1
  • noun aborticide The act of destroying a fetus in the womb; feticide. 1

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Parts of speech for Aborticide


aborticide popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 44% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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Synonyms for aborticide

noun aborticide

  • miscarriage — the expulsion of a fetus before it is viable, especially between the third and seventh months of pregnancy; spontaneous abortion. Compare abortion (def 1).
  • termination — the act of terminating.
  • feticide — the act of destroying a fetus or causing an abortion.

adjective aborticide

Antonyms for aborticide

noun aborticide

  • continuation — The continuation of something is the fact that it continues, rather than stopping.
  • success — the favorable or prosperous termination of attempts or endeavors; the accomplishment of one's goals.

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