Meaning of ABORTION in English

ABORTION

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ legal , legalized

▪ elective

▪ early ( esp. BrE ), early-term ( esp. AmE )

▪ late ( esp. BrE ), late-term ( esp. AmE )

▪ induced , spontaneous , therapeutic

▪ back-alley ( esp. AmE ), backstreet , illegal

VERB + ABORTION

▪ have

She decided to have an ~.

▪ obtain , procure

▪ carry out , do ( informal ), perform

Some nurses wanted the right to refuse to perform ~s.

▪ legalize

▪ ban , prohibit , restrict

ABORTION + NOUN

▪ clinic , counselling/counseling

▪ pill

▪ law , legislation

the country's strict ~ laws

▪ debate , issue

The ~ issue is political dynamite.

PHRASES

▪ ~ on demand (= the right to have an abortion if you want one)

Women's groups are calling for free contraception and ~ on demand.

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .