Contraceptive meaning

kŏntrə-sĕptĭv
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Of or used for contraception.
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A contraceptive drug or device, such as a birth control pill or a condom.
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Any contraceptive device or agent.
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Relating to or capable of preventing contraception.
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A contraceptive drug or device, such as a birth control pill or a condom.
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A substance or device capable of preventing pregnancy.
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That acts to prevent conception as a result of sexual intercourse.

She was careful to take her contraceptive pill at the same time every day.

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A mechanism or means by which conception as a result of sexual intercourse can be prevented or made less likely.

Putting a pig's bladder over one's penis during intercourse is not a good contraceptive.

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Relating to or capable of preventing contraception.
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Origin of contraceptive