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Translation of "abort" - English-Spanish dictionary

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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