Translation of "abortive" - English-Spanish dictionary

abortive

adjective uk /əˈbɔː.tɪv/ us /-ˈbɔːr.t̬ɪv/ formal

An abortive attempt or plan has to be stopped because it has failed.

frustrado
He made two abortive attempts on the French throne.

(Translation of “abortive” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)