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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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The bags were being loaded onto a large truck in the south of Riyadh to be sold to shops when the ministry's teams intercepted the illegal operation.
The minister, as quoted in Phileleftheros, said that "as regards the illegal operation of private schools, each time the ministry received information in relation to their operation, it acted accordingly.
Since opening in 2007, Cementos David has faced a number of law suits over its alleged illegal operation permits and environmental pollution, which were filed by residents of San Rafael de Alajuela.
Thousands more empty bottles ready to be filled were also discovered, giving a glimpse of the magnitude of the illegal operation.
Occasionally the computer snarled at me, ``This program has performed an illegal operation and will be closed down,'' or translated incoming messages into hieroglyphics.
So if you need to retrieve something that's been lost due to an unintentional shutdown for what Windows calls an "illegal operation" or a "general protection fault" or a power-outage, or whatever, GoBack can restore your system to status quo ante.
"It was sickening to see what was in those nets." The illegal operation had already packed about 16 tons of fillets into huge freezers: manta rays, hammerhead sharks, eels, snappers, crabs and much more.
A Secret Service official declared the illegal operation the largest ever uncovered by law enforcement.
On the other hand, if Masahito can prove Quikclean is running an illegal operation with undocumented workers, he should report the company to the proper authorities.
The illegal operation was set up in April in a farmer's house in a southern province of China.
It is not sanctioned by the medical profession and is an illegal operation ...