abortion
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abortion(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (medicine)
a. el aborto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Maria was not ready to be a mother and decided to have an abortion.María no se sentía preparada para ser madre y decidió tener un aborto.
b. el aborto provocado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Abortion is still a hotly debated topic in many countries.El aborto provocado sigue siendo un tema discutido acaloradamente en muchos países.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(monstrosity)
a. la monstruosidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
"Who came up with is abortion of an attack plan?" screamed the general."¿A quién se le ocurrió esta monstruosidad de plan de batalla?" gritó el general.
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abortion
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el aborto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to have an abortionabortar, tener un aborto
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abortion [əˈbɔːʃən]
noun
1 (Med) (termination) aborto (m) (provocado)
illegal abortion aborto (m) ilegal; to have an abortion hacerse un aborto; abortar no de forma espontánea; (no de forma espontánea)
she isn't sure whether to have an abortion she didn't want to have an abortion
to perform or carry out an abortion practicar un aborto
(also spontaneous abortion) aborto (m) (espontáneo)
2 (failure) fracaso (m); malogro (m)
modifier
abortion clinic (n) clínica (f) donde se practican abortos
abortion law (n) ley (f) del aborto
abortion pill (n) píldora (f) abortiva
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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