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Translation of "abort" - English-Spanish dictionary

abort

verb   /əˈbɔːt/
to cause something to stop or fail before it begins or before it is complete abandonar The plan/flight had to be aborted at the last minute.1555
to stop the development of a baby that has not been born, usually by having a medical operation abortar Do you think it’s wrong to use aborted foetusesfetuses for medical research?462
(Definition of abort from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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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