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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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In addition to the five suspects charged with running the illegal drug ring, Fisher said his office has charged Calvin Ramsey, Gary Ramsey's 47-year- old brother, with tax violations and profiting from the proceeds of the illegal operation.
And the growing threat of illegal operations is sparking fears that it could slow down this growth.
Police estimate this illegal operation was producing more than $500,000 worth of counterfeit cards per week.
During the seizure, a computer, hard drives, CDs and other items related to the illegal operation were impounded by the Marshals.
Wyatt, provided details of the suit and the alleged illegal operation that was conducted by a private security company with ``drug-sniffing'' dogs.
Today we report on page 26 how the six-strong gang set up their illegal operation from a surburban city property.
Drugs squad officers acting on a tip off undertook a coordinated operation at the apartment and believe they have uncovered a well-established illegal operation.
The team has taken charge of certain of its equipment as evidence for illegal operation.
Hired by Lloyd's insurance company to oversee the voyage of the vessel "Barclay" from Hawaii to San Diego, Skipper Brent Calloway becomes entangled in an illegal operation to sink the ship and collect insurance money
The warehouse was shut down and those in charge of the illegal operation are being questioned and face legal action.
This covert invasion of privacy and totally illegal operation I am told cost crores of.