Sources: Law Dictionary; 英汉农业大词典; CC-CEDICT; 英汉医学大词典
The period covered the abortive US - backed Bay of Pigs invasion in 1961 and Cuban missile crisis a year later, as well as dozens of CIA attempts on Castro's life.
The captain, finding that their design had proved abortive, went directly to the place of meeting, and told his troop that they had lost their labour, and must return to their cave.
But this shrouded underlying political difficulties later manifest in left-wing terrorism and an abortive military coup in 1970 that involved mafia and fascists.
The failed investment is the latest example of Beijing's caution over offshore forays by Chinese financial institutions and comes on the heels of a string of abortive deals.
Despite their lack of success, they refused to abandon their search or to call an abort to their mission. They knew that any abortive action would surely result in my daughter's death.
They knew that any abortive action would surely result in my daughter's death.
Following the August 1991 abortive coup attempt in Moscow and the subsequent dissolution of the Soviet Union, Kazakhstan declared independence on 16 December 1991. Geography
Even after this long passage of time, Kissinger carefully refers to the drama as being “reportedly an abortive coup.
He'd abscond himself to a secret lair, from which he would lead an abortive raid to free slaves from a wealthy landowner's plantation.
It would be an abortive effort to try to close this wide price gap.