Definition in first link:
And pretty much the same definition in the other two links. Birth control PREVENTS conception. If you get pregnant while on birth control, that means your birth control FAILED, and you are PREGNANT!contraception [ˌkɒntrəˈsɛpʃən]
(Sociology) the intentional prevention of conception by artificial or natural means. Artificial methods in common use include preventing the sperm from reaching the ovum (using condoms, diaphragms, etc.), inhibiting ovulation (using oral contraceptive pills), preventing implantation (using intrauterine devices), killing the sperm (using spermicides), and preventing the sperm from entering the seminal fluid (by vasectomy). Natural methods include the rhythm method and coitus interruptus Compare birth control, family planning
Main Entry: con·tra·cep·tion
Etymology: contra- + conception
: deliberate prevention of conception or impregnation
— con·tra·cep·tive \-ˈsep-tiv\ adjective or noun
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Etymology: < contra- prefix + -ception (in conception n.).
The prevention of uterine conception.
[First recorded use of the term:]
1886 E. B. Foote Radical Remedy in Social Science v. 89 Where it becomes a necessity to decide between lawful abortion and unlawful contraception, they prefer to break the man-made law against contraceptics rather than the natural law against abortion.
Please get off the definitional sidetracking of this thread.
Well, I'm out! Good night and good luck guys! Obviously you'll need it!