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  • 141 birth-control pill — birth′ control pill n. pha an oral contraceptive for women that inhibits ovulation, fertilization, or implantation of a fertilized ovum …

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  • 142 birth control — [n] method of preventing pregnancy abstinence, condom, contraception, contraceptive, diaphragm, IUD, pill, planned parenthood, rhythm method, rubber, safety*, tied tubes, vasectomy; concepts 121,375 …

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  • 143 birth defect — [n] congenital defect abnormality, congenital malformation, deformity; concept 580 …

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  • 144 birth control — ► NOUN ▪ the prevention of unwanted pregnancies, especially through the use of contraception …

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  • 145 birth rate — ► NOUN ▪ the number of live births per thousand of population per year …

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  • 146 birth sign — ► NOUN Astrology ▪ the zodiacal sign through which the sun is passing when a person is born …

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  • 147 birth control — ☆ birth control n. 1. control of the number and frequency of children born, specif. through the control of conception; contraception 2. a device or method used to prevent conception …

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  • 148 birth mother — a person s mother related biologically rather than by adoption: also birthmother n …

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  • 149 birth|coat — «BURTH KOHT», noun. the coat of certain animals before their first shedding …

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  • 150 birth|day — «BURTH DAY», noun. 1. a) the day on which a person was born. b) Figurative. the day on which something began: »July 4, 1776, was the birthday of the United States. 2. the yearly return of the day on which a person was born, or on which something… …

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  • 151 birth|place — «BURTH PLAYS», noun. 1. the place where a person was born. 2. Figurative: »Philadelphia is the birthplace of the United States …

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  • 152 birth|root — «BURTH ROOT, RUT», noun. the purple trillium, whose astringent roots were reputed to hasten childbirth …

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  • 153 birth|stone — «BURTH STOHN», noun. a gem associated with a certain month of the year. A birthstone is often supposed to bring good luck when worn by a person born in its month. Each month has a different birthstone …

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  • 154 birth|wort — «BURTH WURT», noun. any one of various woody vines of the birthwort family growing especially in South America. Their roots are used to treat snakebite and for other medicinal purposes …

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  • 155 Birth rate — Countries by birth rate in 2008 Not to be confused with Fertility rate. Crude birth rate is the nativity or childbirths per 1,000 people per year (in estimation review points).[1] Another word used interchangeably with birth rate is natality …

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  • 156 Birth control — For other uses, see Birth control (disambiguation). Birth control is an umbrella term for several techniques and methods used to prevent fertilization or to interrupt pregnancy at various stages. Birth control techniques and methods include… …

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  • 157 birth control — regulation of the number of children born through the deliberate control or prevention of conception. Cf. family planning (def. 1). [1914, Amer.] * * * Voluntary limiting of human reproduction, using such means as contraception, sexual abstinence …

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  • 158 Birth certificate — Mary Elizabeth Winblad (1895 1987) birth certificate A birth certificate is a vital record that documents the birth of a child. The term birth certificate can refer to either the original document certifying the circumstances of the birth or to a …

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  • 159 Birth (film) — Infobox Film name = Birth image size = caption = Theatrical poster director = Jonathan Glazer producer = Lizie Gower Nick Morris Jean Louis Piel writer = Jean Claude Carrière Milo Addica Jonathan Glazer narrator = starring = Nicole Kidman Cameron …

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  • 160 Birth registration in Ancient Rome — Two separate processes of birth registrations existed in Roman Egypt: one process for Roman citizens that was conducted in Latin, and another process for Greco Egyptians that was conducted in Greek. These two processes were in legal terms,… …

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