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Meaning of "foeticide" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FOETICIDE

foeticide  [ˈfiːtɪˌsaɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FOETICIDE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Foeticide is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES FOETICIDE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Feticide

Note: Varies by jurisdiction ▪ Assassination ▪ Child murder ▪ Consensual homicide ▪ Contract killing ▪ Crime of passion ▪ Depraved-heart murder ▪ Double murder ▪ Execution-style killing ▪ Felony murder rule ▪ Feticide ▪ Honor killing ▪ Human sacrifice ▪ Child ▪ Lust murder ▪ Lynching ▪ Mass murder ▪ Misdemeanor murder ▪ Murder–suicide ▪ Proxy murder ▪ Pseudocommando ▪ Lonely hearts killer ▪ Serial killer ▪ Spree killer ▪ Internet homicide Manslaughter ▪ In English law ▪ Negligent homicide ▪ Vehicular homicide Non-criminal homicide Note: Varies by jurisdiction ▪ Euthanasia ▪ Assisted suicide ▪ Capital punishment ▪ Feticide ▪ Human sacrifice ▪ Justifiable homicide ▪ War By victim or victims ▪ Suicide Family ▪ Familicide ▪ Avunculicide ▪ Prolicide ▪ Filicide ▪ Infanticide ▪ Neonaticide ▪ Fratricide ▪ Mariticide ▪ Sororicide ▪ Uxoricide ▪...

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FOETICIDE


aborticide
əˈbɔːtɪˌsaɪd
antipesticide
ˌæntɪˈpestɪˌsaɪd
biopesticide
ˌbaɪəʊˈpɛstɪˌsaɪd
feticide
ˈfiːtɪˌsaɪd
giganticide
dʒaɪˈɡæntɪˌsaɪd
homicide
ˈhɒmɪˌsaɪd
infanticide
ɪnˈfæntɪˌsaɪd
insecticide
ɪnˈsɛktɪˌsaɪd
liberticide
lɪˈbɜːtɪˌsaɪd
menticide
ˈmentɪˌsaɪd
miticide
ˈmɪtɪˌsaɪd
multicide
ˈmʌltɪˌsaɪd
neonaticide
ˌniːəʊˈneɪtɪˌsaɪd
parasiticide
ˌpærəˈsɪtɪˌsaɪd
pesticide
ˈpɛstɪˌsaɪd
raticide
ˈrætɪˌsaɪd
rodenticide
rəʊˈdɛntɪˌsaɪd
suicide
ˈsuːɪˌsaɪd
vaticide
ˈvætɪˌsaɪd
viticide
ˈvɪtɪˌsaɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FOETICIDE

fodgel
foe
foederatus
foefie slide
foehn
foeman
foemen
foetal
foetation
foeticidal
foetid
foetidly
foetidness
foetiparous
foetor
foetoscopy
foetus
fog
fog bank
fog fever

WORDS THAT END LIKE FOETICIDE

acaricide
algicide
assisted suicide
bactericide
culpable homicide
decide
deicide
filicide
fratricide
fungicide
germicide
herbicide
justifiable homicide
larvicide
matricide
negligent homicide
nematicide
patricide
regicide
silicide
spermicide

Synonyms and antonyms of foeticide in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «foeticide» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FOETICIDE

Find out the translation of foeticide to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of foeticide from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «foeticide» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

feticide
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

feticidio
570 millions of speakers

English

foeticide
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

भ्रूण हत्या
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قتل الأجنة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

feticide
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

feticídio
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভ্রূণহত্যা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

féticide
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Fetikide
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

feticide
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

堕胎
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

낙태
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Feticide
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

feticide
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கருக்கொலை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

भ्रुण हत्या
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

foeticide
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

feticidio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

feticide
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

feticide
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

feticide
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

feticide
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

feticide
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

feticide
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

denne praksisen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of foeticide

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FOETICIDE»

The term «foeticide» is regularly used and occupies the 80.410 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FOETICIDE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about foeticide

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FOETICIDE»

Discover the use of foeticide in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to foeticide and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Disappearing Daughters: The Tragedy of Female Foeticide
This Book Makes It Chillingly Clear That The Macabre Practice Of Eliminating Female Foetuses Spells Doom For Our Sons As Well As Our Daughters And Is Bound To Have A Disastrous Impact On Future Generations.
Gita Aravamudan, 2007
2
Pratiyogita Darpan
The main reasons of female foeticide may be depicted as under : ○ Its main reason is dowry. In order to relieve themselves from the burden of dowry, parents kill their daughter inside the womb. No daughter, no tension of dowry. ○ Girls are  ...
3
Female Foeticide in Punjab: Causes and Consequences
The book investigates into the reason why the number of baby girls in Punjab is less than the number of boys apart from looking into the intervention strategies and the effectiveness of the PNDT Act.
Dharam Pal Singh, 2007
4
Son Preference: Sex Selection, Gender and Culture in South Asia
foeticide made by government agencies have failed to evoke or become part of a politicized, feminist public discourse on anti-sex selection and son preference. It has therefore become rather perversely possible to be anti-female foeticide ...
Navtej K. Purewal, 2010
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Encyclopedia of Gender and Information Technology
The “Links/Resources ”page contains the contact addresses of different NGOs and agencies working for the prevention of female foeticide, and gives data for state-wise, sex ratio and female foeticide and sex selection. To enable awareness ...
Eileen Moore Trauth, 2006
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Tamil Nadu, Human Development Report
With the emergence of technology that enables the identification of the sex of the foetus, the practice of female foeticide emerged in many parts of the country, especially Maharashtra, Punjab, Haryana and Delhi more than a decade ago.
Tamil Nadu Government, 2003
7
Birthrights: Law and Ethics at the Beginnings of Life
foeticide, the quintuplet case subsequently reported in the UK by Rodeck42 and the forty-two selective foeticide cases in France involving two sets of sextuplets, ten quadruplets, eighteen triplets and twelve twins reported by Salat-Baroux and  ...
Robert Lee, Derek Morgan, 2003
8
Applied And Community Psychology (2 Vol. Set)
The psychology behind foeticide is The study makes it clear that a woman whether educated or not, rich or poor, is not conscious of her own identity, which is as indispensable for progress as man's. She is unable to recognize her role in  ...
Surya Kumar Srivastava, 2005
9
Together with Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) ...
( Life Skills Activity"! This activity will help to understand the chapter more. 0 SB Introduction Female Foeticide in India It is a disgrace for the Indian society which considers birth of a girl child as burden. This narrow view point of the Indian ...
10
Female Foeticide
Papers presented at the National Seminar: "Female Foeticide : a Social Curse".
Dhruv Dixit, Tara Sharma, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FOETICIDE»

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Population Boom is Boon to Country - The Hans India
The female foeticide which is widely prevalent in several parts of the country, has posed a major threat to sex ratio. Acharya Nagarjuna ... «The Hans India, Jul 15»
2
Why India needs a new population policy | The Financial Express
Couples will continue to try for a male child even after having two or three female children and alternately resort to illegal female foeticide. «Financial Express, Jul 15»
3
India's 'Betiyan' need no 'Andolan'! Haryana sisters scale mountains …
Haryana, July 10: In a state where female foeticide is commonplace, these twin sisters form a ray of hope- of a Haryana that is sympathetic and ... «Oneindia, Jul 15»
4
Mumbai Diary: Friday frolics
... an NGO that works toward helping acid-attack victims, child abuse and female foeticide received an invitation to watch the 2015 Wimbledon ... «Mid-Day, Jul 15»
5
Men Take Twitter to Post Selfies with Female Offspring
... Beti Padhao' campaign, which aims to tackle the gender ratio gap in India caused by female foeticide and to improve female education. «Women of China, Jul 15»
6
Haryana's Bibipur peeved at 'selfie' praise by Modi
They also challenged Sunil to prove his allegation that female foeticide was rampant in the village before his election as its sarpanch. «Chandigarh Tribune, Jul 15»
7
Focus on MMR and IMR, Jhalani tells officials
He also directed the officials to take steps to control female foeticide. Chairing a meeting of the CMHOs and programme officials of the division ... «Free Press Journal, Jul 15»
8
Ultrasound centres in UP a safe haven for gender tests
The police took the foeticide to the Civil Hospital here for postmortem. It is yet to ascertain who threw away the foetus. — OC. Also in this section ... «Chandigarh Tribune, Jul 15»
9
Haryana diagnostic centre raided: 3 arrested for sex-determination …
Meerut: A city-based diagnostic centre, which allegedly carried out sex-determination tests and involved in female foeticide, was sealed on ... «Firstpost, Jul 15»
10
Bride trafficking rife in poor Indian states
The imbalance is caused by a high incidence of female foeticide, ... India banned prenatal sex determination tests in 1994 to curb foeticide but ... «The Statesman, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Foeticide [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/foeticide>. Oct 2020 ».
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