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abortion pill

a·bor·tion pill
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-bawr-shuh n pil]
    • /əˈbɔr ʃən pɪl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-bawr-shuh n pil]
    • /əˈbɔr ʃən pɪl/

Definitions of abortion pill words

  • noun abortion pill a drug, such as mifepristone, used to terminate a pregnancy in its earliest stage 3
  • noun abortion pill antigestational drug. 1
  • noun abortion pill A drug, such as mifepristone (Mifegyne), used to terminate a pregnancy in its earliest stage. 0

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Origin of abortion pill

First appearance:

before 1985
One of the 1% newest English words
First recorded in 1985-90

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Parts of speech for Abortion pill

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

abortion pill popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for abortion pill

noun abortion pill

  • oral contraceptive — birth-control pill.
  • ru-486 — mifepristone.
  • mifepristone — an antigestational drug, C 29 H 35 NO 2 , that prevents a fertilized egg from attaching to the uterine wall by blocking the action of progesterone.
  • morning-after pill — a contraceptive pill containing only an estrogen and used by women within a few hours after sexual intercourse.
  • the pill — a small globular or rounded mass of medicinal substance, usually covered with a hard coating, that is to be swallowed whole.

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