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Meaning of “pro-life” in the English Dictionary

"pro-life" in British English

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pro-lifeadjective

uk   /ˌprəʊˈlaɪf/  us   /ˌproʊ-/
opposed to the ​belief that a ​pregnant woman should have the ​freedom to ​choose an abortion (= the ​intentionalending of ​pregnancy) if she does not ​want to have a ​baby
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(Definition of pro-life from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pro-life" in American English

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pro-lifeadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈproʊˈlɑɪf/
supporting the ​belief that it is ​immoral for a ​pregnant woman to have the ​freedom to ​choose to have an ​abortion (= an ​operation to end a ​pregnancy) if she does not ​want to have a ​baby
(Definition of pro-life from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pro-life”
in Chinese (Simplified) 反对人工流产的,反堕胎的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 反對人工流產的,反墮胎的…
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