Definition of Planned Parenthood in US English:

Planned Parenthood


  • A nonprofit organization that does research into and gives advice on contraception, family planning, and reproductive problems.

    • ‘Howard Dean served on New England Planned Parenthood's executive board.’
    • ‘The federal government is actually funding Planned Parenthood's lobbying on behalf of reproductive rights.’
    • ‘I called Planned Parenthood two days in advance to confirm the appointment.’
    • ‘About 30 people staged a protest outside Planned Parenthood in Boston yesterday.’
    • ‘I was shocked to see the full-page advertisement from Planned Parenthood.’