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abortive

adjective [always before noun]
 
 
/əˈbɔːtɪv/
An abortive attempt or plan fails before it is complete.Failing and doing badly
Translations of “abortive”
in Chinese (Traditional) 失敗的,夭折的, 無結果的…
in Russian неудавшийся…
in Turkish sonuçsuz, beyhude, boş…
in Chinese (Simplified) 失败的,夭折的, 无结果的…
in Polish nieudany…
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