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abortive

[ə′bȯrd·iv]
(biology)
Imperfectly formed or developed.
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If we can do all this in a premature, isolated, abortive attempt, what can't we do in a concerted, ripened effort all over the land?
Vague recollections of these great abortive schemes of mine left a deceptive glow in my soul and fostered my belief in myself, without giving me the energy to produce.
NAB Rawalpindi recovered Rs5 million from the management of the abortive Al-Hamra private housing society in Zone VI and returned it to Shaheen Foundation Managing Director Air Vice Marshall Mohammad Jamshad Khan.
Not wanting to take chances, we sought for alternative handling arrangements to avert an ugly situation but this proved abortive.
CM adviser Rana Arshad said that the empty chairs in the protest had exposed low popularity of the opposition parties when the protest was an abortive attempt to put pressure on the state institutions.
These were partially offset by abortive expenses incurred in connection with a potential acquisition, professional fees incurred for the Basslink outage and lower contribution from CityNet.
based cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused by Ankara of orchestrating last July's abortive putsch.
Summary: Every year thousands of Pakistanis make abortive attempts to enter Europe for better working opportunities
This is a new platform for those who wish to access abortive and/or birth control services.
23 (Saba) -- A number of mercenaries were killed and others wounded in an abortive attack by the mercenaries when they attempted to advance towards the army and popular forces` sites off al-Buqa border crossing north of Saada province, a military official told Saba on Sunday.
ANKARA -- Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has appreciated Pakistan's support to democracy in Turkey during the critical hour of the recent abortive military coup.
India in an abortive attempt to divert the world attention from the brutal acts of the occupying Indian forces in held Kashmir had been sponsoring subversive activities in Pakistan, he remarked.