Translation of "abort" - English-Portuguese dictionary


verb uk /əˈbɔːt/ us /-ˈbɔːrt/

to cause something to stop or fail before it begins or before it is complete

The plan/flight had to be aborted at the last minute.

to stop the development of a baby that has not been born, usually by having a medical operation

Do you think it’s wrong to use aborted foetusesfetuses for medical research?

(Translation of “abort” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)