Translation of "abort" - English-Vietnamese dictionary


verb /əˈboːt/

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

sẩy thai; phá thai
She refused to abort her baby.

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

bỏ dở
The research program had to be aborted when funding ran out.

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

The launch of the space rocket was aborted due to poor weather conditions.
abortion /-ʃən/ noun

sự sẩy thai
Abortion is a controversial issue.
abortive /-tiv/ adjective


sớm thất bại
They made an abortive attempt to climb the mountain.

(Translation of “abort” from the PASSWORD English-Vietnamese Dictionary © 2015 K Dictionaries Ltd)