Meaning of anti-abortion in English:


Pronunciation /ˌantɪəˈbɔːʃn/


  • Opposing or legislating against medically induced abortion.

    ‘Legalizing abortion didn't make anti-abortion advocates accept it.’
    • ‘Some anti-abortion groups believe that life begins at conception and prevention of implantation is murder.’
    • ‘But this is an image used by the anti-abortion lobby and it generates heat in an emotive area.’
    • ‘Ministers hope the move will reduce the number of teenage pregnancies but anti-abortion campaigners have fiercely opposed the changes.’
    • ‘That he did not prioritize his opposition to abortion drew criticism from some within the anti-abortion movement.’
    • ‘This has caused widespread opposition from the anti-abortion lobby.’
    • ‘The anti-abortion protesters who block clinics would also qualify.’
    • ‘She does not, for example, have problems with anti-abortion activists displaying the results of late abortions.’
    • ‘However, this film presents such a sanitised version of amateur abortion that it is in effect powerful fodder for the anti-abortion lobby.’
    • ‘She said the anti-abortion movement's ultimate aim was to make all abortion a crime.’
    • ‘In Montana, an anti-abortion bill was introduced requiring death certificates for fetuses.’
    • ‘All dilemmas can be resolved, say the anti-abortion lobby, if the starting point is the foetus rather than the woman.’
    • ‘This constant reference to the foetus as a baby has become common coin for the anti-abortion lobby.’
    • ‘The anti-abortion lobby argues that a fetus is a person who is entitled to civil rights.’
    • ‘Does the anti-abortion lobby demand that a pregnancy continue if the mother's life is in danger?’
    • ‘The use of images of fetuses has generally been a favoured tactic of the anti-abortion lobby.’
    • ‘Although Britain has a vocal anti-abortion lobby opposed to embryo research, it is very much in the minority.’
    • ‘I rattled and sang to detoxify the current of anger the anti-abortion marchers projected.’