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Definition of the noun birth control

What does birth control mean as a name of something?


  1. limiting the number of children born

Alternative definition of the noun birth control


  1. Voluntary control of the number of children conceived, especially by the planned use of contraception.
  2. Any technique used to prevent the birth of a child [gloss, such as abortion or preventing conception].


Birth Control was a German rock band known for their progressive hard rock sound and provocative album covers.

  • also known as Birthcontrol
  • members:
  • genres: Alternative rock, Hard rock, Progressive rock, Krautrock
  • albums: "Believe in the Pill", "Live 79", "Count on Dracula!", "Condomium", "Hoodoo Man", "Definitive Collection", "Jungle Life", "Live", "Bäng!", "Getting There", "Live in Lachendorf", "Alsatian", "35th Anniversary: Live at Rockpalast", "Backdoor Possibilities", "Operation", "Deal Done at Night", "Plastic People", "Increase", "Rebirth", "Birth Control", "Gamma Ray Part 1 + 2", "Two Worlds", "The Very Best of Birthcontrol", "Titanic", "Count on Dracula & Deal Done at Night"
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  1. "Birth Control" is a musical album of Birth Control.
    • released in (46 years ago)
  2. "Birth Control" is a musical album of Fight Amp.
    • released on


  1. "Birth control" is a book by Ernest Havemann.
  2. "Birth control" is a book by Adolf Meyer.
    • also known as "Birth control; facts and responsibilities"
  3. "Birth control" is a book by Sigard Adolphus Knopf.
    • also known as "Birth control ... Address delivered by invitation at the forty-fourth annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Cincinnati, October 27, 1916"


"Birth Control" is a 1917 film produced by and starring Margaret Sanger and describing her family planning work. It was the first film banned under the 1915 ruling of the United States Supreme Court in Mutual Film Corporation v. Industrial Commission of Ohio, which held that the exhibition of films did not constitute free speech.

Phrases with Birth control

Phrases starting with Birth control:

  1. birth control pill
  2. birth control device
  3. Birth Control Glasses

Phrases ending with Birth control:

  1. rhythm method of birth control
  2. calendar method of birth control

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society (2008)

by Robert W. Kolb

Birth control remains a highly controversial topic throughout the world. Birth control is any method that prevents birth; as such, it includes not only contraceptives and contragestives but also abortion—both chemical and surgical —and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Motherhood (2010)

by Andrea O'Reilly

When considering motherhood in Uganda, important social processes such as fertility rates, marriage structure, financial support to poor and unwed mothers, religion and culture, birth control practices, educational attainment, and social status ...

Google previewRoutledge International Encyclopedia of Women (2004)

Global Women's Issues and Knowledge by Cheris Kramarae, Dale Spender

By the mid-i930s, the term birth control became suspect because of the depopulation scare. The euphemistic expression “family planning” emerged in England, placing birth control firmly within the context of family decision making. The focus ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Censorship (2009)

by Jonathon Green, Nicholas J. Karolides

Austria Birth Control Cagliostro, ...

Google previewA Concise Dictionary of Theology (2000)

by Gerald O'Collins, Edward G. Farrugia

See Birth Control; Excommunication; Latae Sententiae; Quinisext Synod; Vatican Council, Second. ABSOLUTION. Pronouncing over repentant sinners the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Politics (2002)

by David Robertson

In the past, by contrast, some communist societies had made abortion so easy that, in the Soviet Union, for example, it was close to being the main method of birth control. It is still extensively, and often compulsorily, practised in the People's ...

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I rely on my personality for birth control. (Liz Winston)
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