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abortionist

[uh-bawr-shuh-nist] /əˈbɔr ʃə nɪst/
noun
1.
a person who performs or induces abortions, especially illegally.
2.
a person who favors or advocates abortion as a right or choice that all women should have: usually intended as an offensive term.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75, Americanism; abortion + -ist
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abortionist

/əˈbɔːʃənɪst/
noun
1.
a person who performs abortions, esp illegally
2.
a person who is in favour of abortion on demand
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Word Origin and History for abortionist
n.

1872, from abortion + -ist.

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abortionist in Medicine

abortionist a·bor·tion·ist (ə-bôr'shə-nĭst)
n.
One who performs abortions, especially criminal abortions.

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