abort a program


abort a program
quit a program, make a program stop

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • abort — a|bort [ ə bɔrt ] verb 1. ) intransitive or transitive to remove a developing baby from a woman s body, so that it is not born alive: The decision was taken to abort the fetus. Certain drugs may cause the fetus to abort. 2. ) transitive to stop… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • abort — a·bort || É™ bɔːt v. end a pregnancy; cancel, call off; fail; (Computers) stop a procedure in progress or a program in operation (especially suddenly or abnormally) …   English contemporary dictionary

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