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Abort   /əbˈɔrt/   Listen

The act of terminating a project or procedure before it is completed.  "He sent a short message requesting an abort due to extreme winds in the area"

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"Abort" Quotes from Famous Books

... to normal. A remarkable feature of the condition is that the effusion into the joint recurs at regular intervals, it may be over a period of years. Psychic conditions have been known to induce attacks, and sometimes to abort them or even to cause their disappearance. Hence it has been recommended that treatment by suggestion should be employed along with tonic doses of ...
— Manual of Surgery - Volume First: General Surgery. Sixth Edition. • Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles

Words linked to "Abort" :   die, termination, release, terminate, expire, choke, snuff it, exhaust, exit, ending, pass, pop off, eject, end, kick the bucket, miscarry, abortive, conk, cash in one's chips, conclusion, buy the farm, give-up the ghost, pass away, conceive, croak, perish, discharge, drop dead, go, expel, decease

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