a woman's right to choose

used for saying that pregnant women should be legally allowed to decide whether to have the baby or have an abortion

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  • (a) woman's right to choose — a woman’s right to choose phrase used for saying that pregnant women should be legally allowed to decide whether to have the baby or have an abortion Thesaurus: pregnancy and having a babyhyponym Main entry: choose …   Useful english dictionary

  • right to choose — noun The moral or legal entitlement of a pregnant woman to make the full and final decision either to give birth to her child or to abort the fetus. Strict abortion laws have been attacked in the courts, on the gro …   Wiktionary

  • choose — [ tʃuz ] (past tense chose [ tʃouz ] ; past participle chosen [ tʃouzn ] ) verb intransitive or transitive *** to decide which you want from a number of people or things: Do you feel that you chose the wrong career? choose from: There is a huge… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • choose */*/*/ — UK [tʃuːz] / US [tʃuz] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms choose : present tense I/you/we/they choose he/she/it chooses present participle choosing past tense chose UK [tʃəʊz] / US [tʃoʊz] past participle chosen UK [ˈtʃəʊz(ə)n] / US… …   English dictionary

  • right — I [[t]ra͟ɪt[/t]] CORRECT, APPROPRIATE, OR ACCEPTABLE ♦ rights, righting, righted (Please look at category 17 to see if the expression you are looking for is shown under another headword.) 1) ADJ If something is right, it is correct and agrees… …   English dictionary

  • WOMAN — This article is arranged according to the following outline: the historical perspective biblical period marriage and children women in household life economic roles educational and managerial roles religious roles women outside the household… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Right to life — is a phrase that describes the belief that a human being has an essential right to live, particularly that a human being has the right not to be killed by another human being. The concept of a right to life is central to debates on the issues of… …   Wikipedia

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  • A Vindication of the Rights of Woman — A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: with Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects (1792), written by the eighteenth century British feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, is one of the earliest works of feminist philosophy. In it, Wollstonecraft… …   Wikipedia

  • The Right Attitude to Rain — Infobox Book name = The Right Attitude to Rain title orig = translator = image caption =The American cover of the book. author = Alexander McCall Smith illustrator = cover artist = country = flagicon|UK United Kingdom language = English series =… …   Wikipedia

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