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family planning

Meaning: often used as a euphemism for birth control or using contraceptives

For example:

  • Is there a family planning clinic nearby? I need some contraceptives.

  • Condoms are used for family planning and to prevent infection with sexually-transmitted diseases.

Quick Quiz:

Which can you get from most family planning clinics?

a. condoms

b. babies

c. pregnant

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Contributor: Matt Errey