Spanish translation of 'abortion'
a. (= termination) aborto m (provocado)
illegal abortion aborto m ilegal
to have an abortion hacerse un aborto ⧫ abortar (no de forma espontánea)
to perform or carry out an abortion practicar un aborto
b. (formal) (also: spontaneous abortion) aborto m (espontáneo)
2. (informal) (= failure) fracaso m ⧫ malogro m
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British English: abortion /əˈbɔːʃən/ NOUN
An abortion is a medical operation in which a pregnancy is deliberately ended and the baby is not born alive.
His girlfriend had an abortion.
- American English: abortion
- Arabic: إِجْهاض
- Brazilian Portuguese: aborto
- Chinese: 堕胎
- Croatian: pobačaj
- Czech: interrupce
- Danish: abort
- Dutch: abortus
- European Spanish: aborto
- Finnish: abortti
- French: avortement
- German: Schwangerschaftsabbruch
- Greek: έκτρωση
- Italian: aborto
- Japanese: 妊娠中絶
- Korean: 유산
- Norwegian: abort
- Polish: aborcja
- European Portuguese: aborto
- Romanian: avort
- Russian: аборт
- Spanish: aborto
- Swedish: abort
- Thai: การทำแท้ง
- Turkish: kürtaj
- Ukrainian: аборт
- Vietnamese: sự phá thai
Translation of abortion from the Collins English to Spanish
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