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family planning

noun [U] uk   us  
the use of contraception (= methods of preventing a woman from becoming pregnant) to control how many children you have and when you have them: a family-planning clinic
Translations of “family planning”
in Korean 가족 계획…
in Arabic تَنظيم الأسرة…
in Portuguese planejamento familiar…
in Catalan planificació familiar…
in Japanese 家族計画…
in Italian pianificazione familiare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 計劃生育, 節育, 家庭計劃…
in Russian контроль над рождаемостью…
in Turkish aile planlaması…
in Chinese (Simplified) 计划生育, 节育…
in Polish planowanie rodziny…
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