Example sentences for: abortive

How can you use “abortive” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • CMV undergoes an abortive infection in BJAB-B1 cells

  • That has not happened--as witness, for instance, health care, which, after the political fiasco of Hillary Clinton's abortive reform, is increasingly being governed by insurance companies and HMOs.

  • The island’s next important historical encounter was with the Mongols under Kublai Khan, when Kyushu was the target of abortive assaults in 1274 and 1281.

  • RU486 crosses the blood-brain-barrier and is present at only 28% of levels seen in the serum [ 75 ] . Perhaps glial development would be further improved in the presence of higher levels of RU486 were these levels not abortive.

  • This deficiency might be what Tony Lake had in mind when, in the course of his abortive confirmation hearings, he remarked that the CIA's "pool of talent, particularly in languages and cultural knowledge, is getting very thin."


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