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  • n  the act of terminating a project or procedure before it is completed
    I wasted a year of my life working on an abort
    he sent a short message requesting an abort due to extreme winds in the area
  • v  terminate before completion
    abort the mission
    abort the process running on my computer
  • v  cease development, die, and be aborted
    an aborting fetus
  • v  terminate a pregnancy by undergoing an abortion

  • As she lay on the prison floor, Hwang demanded that she abort the fetus herself.
  • Blinded by the fog, that pilot was forced to turn around and abort the mission.
  • At least two women had been forced to abort their babies just days before their due dates.
News & Articles

  • Tampa man accused in unborn child's death wants bail
    The Tampa man accused of secretly feeding abortion pills to his pregnant lover is trying to get rele
    June 8, 2013 - Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
  • Will 2013 Be a Watershed Year for the Pro-Life Movement?
    Partly due to their own hard work and partly due to events beyond their control, pro-life activists appear energized by new opportunities to reach the public with their message and advance legislation that limits abortions. Will 2013 be a watershed year for the pro-life movement? Some pro-life leaders interviewed by The Christian Post believe so.
    June 6, 2013 - The Christian Post

  • William Bennett in New York Times
    A Republican who served in the Reagan cabinet, Mr. Bennett told his listeners: "I do know that it's true that if you wanted to reduce crime, you could - if that were your sole purpose - you could abort every black baby in this country, and your...
  • Nelson Chamisa in Washington Post
    ZANU-PF are in a desperate attempt to try and stop or abort our victory,Chamisa said. "It's a struggle. We have to fight it out."
  • Peggy Whitson in ABC News
    If you see anything abnormal, I want you guys to call an abort,station commander Peggy Whitson told Parazynski and fellow spacewalker Douglas Wheelock.

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