Stopes

/stoʊps/ (say stohps)

noun
Marie Carmichael, 1880–1958, English pioneer of birth control.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Stopes — Marie Stopes (* 15. Oktober 1880; † 2. Oktober 1958) war eine schottische Autorin, Frauenrechtsaktivistin ( Suffragette ) und Pionierin im Bereich der Familienplanung. Sie gab das Magazin Birth Control News heraus. Ihre Tätigkeiten brachten ihr… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Stopes — noun birth control campaigner who in 1921 opened the first birth control clinic in London (1880 1958) • Syn: ↑Marie Stopes, ↑Marie Charlotte Carmichael Stopes • Instance Hypernyms: ↑birth control campaigner, ↑birth control reformer …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Stopes — (1880–1958) a Scottish scientist who was one of the first people to write and teach people about sex and contraception (= ways of preventing a woman from becoming pregnant). She wrote two important books on the subject in 1918, Married Love and… …   Universalium

  • Stopes,Marie Carmichael — Stopes (stōps), Marie Carmichael. 1880 1958. British paleontologist and social reformer who opened England s first birth control clinic (1924) in London and later promoted family planning in the Far East. * * * …   Universalium

  • Stopes, Marie — ▪ British botanist and social worker in full  Marie Charlotte Carmichael Stopes  born Oct. 15, 1880, Edinburgh, Scot. died Oct. 2, 1958, near Dorking, Surrey, Eng.  advocate of birth control who, in 1921, founded the United Kingdom s first… …   Universalium

  • Marie Stopes — ➡ Stopes * * * …   Universalium

  • Marie Stopes — Marie Carmichael Stopes, D.Sc., Ph.D. Marie Stopes in her laboratory, 1904 Born …   Wikipedia

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