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Noun
/əˈbôrSHən/,
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abortions, plural;
  1. The deliberate termination of a human pregnancy, most often performed during the first 28 weeks of pregnancy

  2. The expulsion of a fetus from the uterus by natural causes before it is able to survive independently

  3. The arrest of the development of an organ, typically a seed or fruit

  4. An object or undertaking regarded by the speaker as unpleasant or badly made or carried out


  1. termination of pregnancy
  2. miscarriage: failure of a plan
  3. (abortionist) a person (who should be a doctor) who terminates pregnancies
  4. Abortion is the termination of a pregnancy by the removal or expulsion from the uterus of a fetus or embryo, resulting in or caused by its death. An abortion can occur spontaneously due to complications during pregnancy or can be induced, in humans and other species. ...
  5. Many religious traditions have taken a stance on abortion, and these stances span a broad spectrum from acceptance to rejection.
  6. Aborted is a European death metal band formed in Waregem, Belgium in 1995. The band comprises vocalist and founder Sven "Svencho" de Caluwé, guitarists Eran Segal and Ken Sorceron, bassist Cole Martinez and and drummer Dirk Verbeuren. ...
  7. The cessation of pregnancy or fetal development; a miscarriage; An induced abortion; The act of inducing abortion; The immature product of an untimely birth; Arrest of development of any organ, so that it remains an imperfect formation or is absorbed; Any fruit or produce that does not come ...
  8. (abortionist) One who performs an abortion
  9. (aborted) Brought forth prematurely; Rendered abortive or sterile; undeveloped; checked in normal development at a very early stage; as, spines are aborted branches
  10. (ABORTED) The procedural element has completed its ABORTING logic. The procedural element is waiting for a RESET command to transition to IDLE.
  11. medical termination of a pregnancy before the fetus has developed enough to survive outside the uterus.
  12. Spontaneous: A pregnancy loss during the first twenty weeks of gestation. Habitual: When a woman has had three or more miscarriages. Incomplete: An abortion after which some tissue remains inside the uterus. A D&C must be performed to remove the tissue and prevent complications. ...
  13. Abortion is the medical name for the early end of a pregnancy that is either natural (a miscarriage) or carried out for medical reasons. The word is most commonly used to mean the deliberate ending of a pregnancy.
  14. Abortion was regulated by criminal law in Canada until January 1988 when the Supreme Court ruled the law unconstitutional on the grounds that it was applied in an arbitrary and discriminatory manner. No new law has been enacted so abortion continues to be legal. ...
  15. means those services related to the termination of pregnancy including services associated with verification of the pregnancy, abortion counseling services and post-procedure examinations. Sterilization procedures done as outpatient surgery shall be included in this category as well. [86-4. ...
  16. Suppression or imperfect development of any part.
  17. An abortion can occur either spontaneously, when it is called a spontaneous abortion or miscarriage, or it can be brought about by deliberate intervention, when it is called an induced abortion. ...
  18. a procedure where a pregnancy is ended by any means. The abortion usually occurs before the fetus is able to live independently.
  19. The clinical, intentional, killing of live unborn human beings.
  20. threatens The American Family by allowing people who don't want to be saddled with a The American Family to escape their holy duty to bring unwanted children into the world. They should have thought of that before they didn't want children; it's too late to turn back now! ...
  21. total failure: e.g., The architect designed an abortion of a house.
  22. N (caused by a human) abortigo; (miscarriage, early birth to dead baby) abortoAk
  23. B The delivery of fetuses or fetal membrances between date of servie and up to and inclusing the 109th day of pregnancy.
  24. To discontinue a feud, angle, or "gimmick" suddenly, usually without explanation or due to a lack of fan interest.^[1] This is an older term, not generally used today because of its objectionable basis.^[1]
  25. premature expulsion or loss of an embryo; may be induced or spontaneous (miscarriage).