abortive Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “abortive” in the English Dictionary

"abortive" in British English

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uk   /əˈbɔː.tɪv/  us   /-ˈbɔːr.t̬ɪv/ formal
An abortive ​attempt or ​plan has to be ​stopped because it has ​failed: He made two abortive ​attempts on the ​Frenchthrone.
(Definition of abortive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “abortive”
in Chinese (Simplified) 失败的,夭折的, 无结果的…
in Turkish sonuçsuz, beyhude, boş…
in Russian неудавшийся…
in Chinese (Traditional) 失敗的,夭折的, 無結果的…
in Polish nieudany…
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