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English definition of “abort”

abort

verb     /əˈbɔːt/
STOP [T] to stop a process before it has finished : The take-off was aborted due to bad weather .Causing something to endComing to an end
PREGNANCY [T] to end a pregnancy that is not wanted using a medical operation PregnancyBirth
COMPUTER [I, T] to stop a computer process before it is complete : abort a program Operating computers
(Definition of abort verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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