Meaning of ABORTIVE in English

ABORTIVE

transcription, транскрипция: [ əbɔ:(r)tɪv ]

An abortive attempt or action is unsuccessful. ( FORMAL )

...an abortive attempt to prevent the current President from taking office.

= unsuccessful

ADJ : usu ADJ n

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