Translation of abortion in Spanish:


aborto, n.

Pronunciation /əˈbɔrʃ(ə)n/ /əˈbɔːʃ(ə)n/


  • 1

    (termination of pregnancy)
    (provocado) aborto masculine
    (clinic/rate) (before noun) de abortos
    to have an abortion hacerse un aborto
    • to perform an abortion practicar un aborto
    • abortion laws leyes sobre el aborto
    • She wished to end her pregnancy, but abortion was illegal in Texas except in cases of extreme danger to the mother.
    • The Institute has also argued against abortion, euthanasia and human cloning.
    • One out of four pregnancies and half of all unintended pregnancies end in abortion.
    • The party opposes abortion, human embryo research and euthanasia.
    • Healthcare professionals may use the term termination of pregnancy or just termination to describe an abortion.
    • Where abortion is performed in unsafe circumstances these complications are common and have serious consequences.
    • Leigh steers clear of the religious dimension, arguing that abortion is a human moral dilemma, not a religious conundrum.
    • This bill targets the very same services that are working to reduce abortion and unplanned pregnancy rates.
    • Some countries recognise abortion when pregnancy results from rape or incest, or when there is a high probability of foetal impairment.
    • But it can help prevent that unwanted pregnancy, that abortion, or that misguided marriage which ends in divorce.
    • In a number of African countries, local laws and values permit abortion if a pregnancy threatens a woman's health.
    • Apart from pregnancies, levels of abortion have also been on the increase.
    • Although it is a Christian organisation, it does not promote any particular moral line on pregnancy or abortion.
    • This may have heightened its profile but it will take a lot longer to tell if it has any impact on rates of abortion and teenage pregnancy.
    • She thought she might start volunteering at the clinic that performed her abortion in 2001.
    • He was also a staunch opponent of contraception, euthanasia and abortion.
    • Their pregnancies led to 10 births, four abortions, and one miscarriage.
    • Women in the first trimester of pregnancy who were undergoing medical abortion were the participants.
    • The motion asks that rates of teenage pregnancies, abortions and sexually transmitted infections are also revealed.
  • 2informal

    monstruosidad feminine
    • He didn't bring up one single argument in respect to the abortion of a budget that was tabled this year.
    • My introduction to advertising came to consist of thinking up such abortions as banana creme topping.