Verhütung

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Etymology[edit]

verhüten +‎ -ung. In the sense of “contraception” short for Empfängnisverhütung.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fɛɐ̯ˈhyːtʊŋ/, /fɐ-/

Noun[edit]

Verhütung f (genitive Verhütung, plural Verhütungen)

  1. (dated) prevention; circumvention
  2. contraception (use of a device or procedure to prevent conception as a result of sexual activity)

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