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Synonyms for abortive

Synonyms for abortive

failing to accomplish an intended result

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Our European partner, EAA came and intervened but this also proved abortive.
Since the abortive coup, more than 50,000 people have been jailed pending trial over alleged links to Gulen, while 150,000 people have been sacked or suspended from jobs in the military, public and private sectors.
FIA Deputy Director Jawad Khan said every year thousands of Pakistanis make abortive attempts to enter Greece via Iran and Turkey for better working opportunities.
Turkey's relations with Washington have become strained due to the abortive military putsch, which President Tayyip Erdogan blames on U.
and saying the "script" for an abortive putsch last month was "written abroad.
Season of drama A NEW British Prime Minister, an abortive military coup bringing tanks to the streets in Turkey and a spate of terrorist atrocities across Europe.
For treatment of migraine, abortive medications should be used that have a different mechanism of action from the one implicated in the overuse complication.
Some 290 people were killed and 1440 others were reportedly wounded in the abortive coup attempt in Turkey.
Instead, a conf call provides pro-tagonists with not only a defensive physical barrier but a whole spectrum of abortive technical excuses as well.
The new deal comes after Discovery's chief executive, David Zaslav, voicing concern in various investor forums, took issue with Comcast's abortive pact to acquire Time Warner Cable earlier in the year.
1961: US backs Cuban exiles' abortive invasion at the Bay of Pigs.
The head of the Palestinian negotiating team at the abortive truce talks, Azzam al-Ahmed, joined the meeting, along with Palestinian Authority security chief Majid Faraj and senior official Saeb Erakat, the official Palestinian news agency WAFA said.
If the frequency picks up and you find yourself reaching for abortive medication more than once a week, see a doctor and explore a preventative plan," she said.
Earlier Thursday, two men who had been detained for questioning about an abortive car bombing in Belfast were released without charge.
Family members threw a hand grenade inside an Iranian prison, leaving 28 people injured, in an abortive attempt to prevent an execution, state media reported on Monday.