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anti-circ Explained

anti-circ at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

Inter: prefix » anti|circ

Adjective

Inter: en-adj » -
  • Opposed to male infant circumcision.
    1. 1997, Hank Hyena, "Foreskin or against it?", Salon, 20 August 1997:
    2. : The next morning I typed “circumcision” into Yahoo! Twenty-three site matches appeared. Many were the same affirmative reports I’d already examined, but there was also a promising list of anti-circ groups.
    3. 2007, Craig Malisow, "The Fantastic Foreskin", Houston Press, 12 July 2007:
    4. : Guerin Woodgate Jr., 29, says he never thought much about his circumcision until he stumbled upon some anti-circ Web sites about ten years ago.
    5. 2010, Boy Culture: An Encyclopedia (eds. Shirley R. Steinberg, Michael Kehler, & Lindsay Cornish), Greenwood (2010), ISBN 9780313350801, page 135:
    6. : Circumcision has been widespread as a routine neonatal procedure in America, resulting in an enduring clash between the medical community and the anti-circ (anti-circumcision) movement that hosts conferences, rallies, anti-circ days, and numerous Web sites.

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    Antonyms

    *pro-circ