abort
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abort(
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bawrt
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (medicine)
a. abortar
The patient chose to abort due to complications with the pregnancy.La paciente eligió abortar debido a complicaciones en el embarazo.
2. (to fail)
a. malograrse
The plans for the park aborted after the budget cuts.Los planes para el parque se malograron después de los recortes presupuestarios.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to quit)
a. suspender
The pilots aborted the flight just before take-off because of a technical failure.Los pilotos suspendieron el vuelo justo antes del despegue debido a una avería técnica.
b. abandonar
We aborted the operation after suffering heavy casualties.Abandonamos la operación después de sufrir muchas bajas.
c. malograr
The plumbing disaster aborted our trip to the beach that day.El desastre con las cañerías malogró nuestro viaje a la playa ese día.
4. (medicine)
a. abortar
The decision to abort the pregnancy ultimately lies with the mother.La decisión de abortar el embarazo recae al final sobre la madre.
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abort
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (medicine)
a.
the fetus was aborted in the 14th week of pregnancyse provocó un aborto en la 14a semana de embarazo
2. (project)
a. interrumpir, suspender
3. (computers)
a. cancelar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (general)
a. abortar
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abort [əˈbɔːt]
intransitive verb
1 (Med) abortar
2 (Comput) abandonar
3 (fail) [+plan, project, negotiations] fracasar; malograrse
transitive verb
1 (Med) abortar
in experiments, such foods cause rats to lose their hair and teeth and to abort their young an aborted foetus
aborted foetuses or fetuses (US) fetos (m) de abortos
2 (abandon) [+mission, operation] suspender; [+deal, agreement] anular; [+plan] abandonar; [+landing, takeoff] abortar
we'll have to abort the plan we'll have to abort the plan and go back to the drawing board They tried to divert to RAF Lossiemouth but had to abort that plan He was given the option to abort the mission but he refused the plane crashed after an aborted takeoff an aborted attempt an aborted coup he was injured in the aborted coup
3 (cause to fail) malograr
the bad weather aborted plans for an air display el mal tiempo malogró los planes de llevar a cabo una exhibición aérea
4 (Comput) abandonar
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