Translation of "abort" - English-French dictionary

abort

verb transitiveabort /əˈbɔrt/ formal
to stop a process
interrompre

The pilot had to abort the landing.
Le pilote a dû interrompre l'atterrissage.
to end a pregnancy
(se faire) avorter

She refused to abort her unborn child.
Elle a refusé de se faire avorter de l'enfant qu'elle portait.

(Translation of “abort” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

abort

verb /əˈboːt/

to lose or bring about the loss of (an unborn child) from the womb.

avorter

(of a plan etc) to (cause to) come to nothing.

faire avorter

to stop or abandon (a space mission, eg the firing of a rocket) before it is completed.

interrompre
abortion /-ʃən/ noun

avortement
abortive /-tiv/ adjective

unsuccessful

raté
They made an abortive attempt to climb the mountain.

(Translation of “abort” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)