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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 operationPregnancyBirth
COMPUTER [I, T] to stop a computer process before it is complete: abort a programOperating computers
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