Definition of 'contraceptive'
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It is also possible to unintentionally combine oral contraceptives with other drugs and this could be dangerous. The Medicine Chest - your family's guide to prescription drugs (1988)She had been too embarrassed to take contraceptives with her. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Oral contraceptives used at the same time as gout drugs can cause bleeding between periods. The Medicine Chest - your family's guide to prescription drugs (1988)Oral contraceptives became available in the beginning of the sixties. Positive Parent Power (1991) Oral contraceptives often cause deficiency. The Beat Fatigue Workbook - how to identify the causes (1988)It is essential to consult with your doctor so that you can be taken off contraceptives 6-8 weeks in advance of any surgery. The Medicine Chest - your family's guide to prescription drugs (1988)Research also suggests that doctors are failing to offer women a choice of other contraceptives despite a multimillion-pound drive to promote patches and long-term injections. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'contraceptive'
British English: contraceptive /ˌkɒntrəˈsɛptɪv/ NOUN
A contraceptive is a device or pill used to prevent pregnancy.
- American English: contraceptive
- Arabic: مانِع لِلحَمْل
- Brazilian Portuguese: anticoncepcional
- Chinese: 避孕品
- Croatian: kontracepcijsko sredstvo
- Czech: antikoncepční prostředek
- Danish: prævention
- Dutch: anticonceptiemiddel
- European Spanish: anticonceptivo
- Finnish: ehkäisyväline
- French: contraceptif
- German: Verhütungsmittel
- Greek: αντισυλληπτικό
- Italian: contraccettivo
- Japanese: 避妊具
- Korean: 피임약
- Norwegian: prevensjonsmiddel
- Polish: środek antykoncepcyjny
- European Portuguese: contracetivo
- Romanian: contraceptiv
- Russian: противозачаточное средство
- Spanish: anticonceptivo
- Swedish: preventivmedel
- Thai: ยาหรือสิ่งที่ใช้คุมกำเนิด
- Turkish: doğum kontrol hapı
- Ukrainian: контрацептив
- Vietnamese: dụng cụ tránh thai
British English: contraceptive ADJECTIVE
A contraceptive method or device is used to prevent pregnancy.
...a demand for a greater choice of effective contraceptive methods.
Definition of contraceptive from the Collins English Dictionary
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