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English definition of “morning-after pill”

morning-after pill

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˌmɔː.nɪŋˈɑːf.təˌpɪl/ us    /ˌmɔːr.nɪŋˈæf.tɚ-/
a pill containing a drug that prevents a woman from getting pregnant if it is taken after she has had sexContraception
(Definition of morning-after pill from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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