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Abend

Informal; to end a project or process prematurely. This term is used especially in computer-related projects. It is a portmanteau of "abnormal end."
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And the growing threat of illegal operations is sparking fears that it could slow down this growth.
I wanted to know, ``When the computer says I've performed an illegal operation and will be struck off the register, how can I discover what I did wrong?
The team has taken charge of certain of its equipment as evidence for illegal operation.
Kelley said that M&I Bank, now owned by BMO Harris Bank, was complicit in the illegal operation engineered by the former businessman.
A BLACK Country cannabis grower who was rumbled when a police officer delivering leaflets noticed the smell of his illegal operation coming through his letterbox has been spared a prison sentence.
When the President orders troops into Columbia to start an illegal operation to knock out the drug trade, things escalate into a full scale terrorist battle between the murderous cartels and special ops' agents.
Everyone is more than welcome to be a good Samaritan and give them a ride for free, but when money enters the picture, it becomes an illegal operation,'' he says.
A suspected bet collector for an illegal operation of the government-run Small Town Lottery (STL), called 'bookies,' was arrested in Sariaya town, Quezon on Tuesday, police said Wednesday.
He blamed the red tide problem to the alleged illegal operation of the Catbalogan City dump site in Barangay New Mahayag where waste waters flow down to their bay from the dump site.
He said : "The Metro Rail Bill proposed provision of TK10,000,000 fine and 10 years imprisonment for illegal operation of the metro rail or illegal handover of operating license.
The RCCI condemned the operation and said that the Pakistan Railways launched illegal operation in Rawat industrial state.
The Company does not condone the use of spam in any manner, and demands that the responsible party immediately cease this illegal operation.