contraceptive

[kon-truh-sep-tiv]
adjective
1.
tending or serving to prevent conception or impregnation.
2.
pertaining to contraception.
noun
3.
a contraceptive device, drug, foam, etc.

Origin:
1890–95; contra-1 + (con)ceptive

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contraceptive (ˌkɒntrəˈsɛptɪv)
 
adj
1.  relating to or used for contraception; able or tending to prevent impregnation
 
n
2.  any device that prevents or tends to prevent conception

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Word Origin & History

contraceptive
1891 (n.), 1918 (adj.), from contra- + (con)ceptive (see conception).
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contraceptive con·tra·cep·tive (kŏn'trə-sěp'tĭv)
adj.
Capable of preventing conception. n.
A device, drug, or chemical agent that prevents conception.

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contraceptive   (kŏn'trə-sěp'tĭv)  Pronunciation Key 
A substance or device capable of preventing pregnancy.
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Example sentences
The syringe contains an experimental contraceptive drug.
And there is no satisfying consensus about the mechanism by which the
  contraceptive encourages infection.
The contraceptive produces hormonal cues indicating early pregnancy, not an
  enticing target for a would-be suitor.
Buck says he is pro-life, but doesn't support banning common contraceptive
  methods.
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