Examples of abortive in a Sentence
an abortive attempt to recover the sunken pirate ship
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Salcedo's partner in the abortive caper, 22-year-old Adam Botbyl, has less than two months left on a sentence of 26 months for his role in the plot.
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Definition of abortive for English Language Learners
: failing to achieve the desired result : not successful
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