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abort

verb /əˈboːt/
(medical) to lose or bring about the loss of (an unborn child) from the womb
abortar
She refused to abort her baby.
(of a plan etc) to (cause to) come to nothing
hacer abortar
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
abortar, interrumpir
The launch of the space rocket was aborted due to poor weather conditions.
abortion /-ʃən/ noun
aborto
Abortion is a controversial issue.
abortive /-tiv/ adjective unsuccessful
fracasado
They made an abortive attempt to climb the mountain.
(Definition of abort from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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