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Meaning of “family planning” in the English Dictionary

"family planning" in British English

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family planningnoun [U]

uk   us  
the use of ​contraception (= ​methods of ​preventing a woman from ​becomingpregnant) to ​control how many ​children you have and when you have them: a family-planning ​clinic
(Definition of family planning from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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family planningnoun [U]

 us   /ˈfæm·ə·li ˈplæn·ɪŋ, ˈfæm·li/
the ​process of ​controlling how many ​children you have and when you have them
(Definition of family planning from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “family planning”
in Arabic تَنظيم الأسرة…
in Korean 가족 계획…
in Portuguese planejamento familiar…
in Catalan planificació familiar…
in Japanese 家族計画…
in Chinese (Simplified) 计划生育, 节育…
in Turkish aile planlaması…
in Russian контроль над рождаемостью…
in Chinese (Traditional) 計劃生育, 節育, 家庭計劃…
in Italian pianificazione familiare…
in Polish planowanie rodziny…
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