While coming into being or being created: "Our own revolutionary war almost died aborning through lack of popular support" (William Randolph Hearst, Jr.).
Coming into being or being created.


US while being born, developed, or realized (esp in the phrase die aborning)
[C20: from a-2 + borning, from born]


(əˈbɔr nɪŋ)

1. in birth; before being carried out: The scheme died aborning.
2. being born; coming into being, fruition, or realization: A new era is aborning.
[1930–35; a-1 + borning irreg. for being born; see born, -ing2]


adv to die aborning (project, idea)noch vor seiner/ihrer etc Durchführung scheitern
adj to be aborningim Entstehen begriffen sein
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and Western Europe, entire populations within Eastern Europe suffered merciless vengeance with a special Stalinist hell aborning in each.
A borrowing by Blake from Book One of Paradise Lost (351-54) relates to the starry Hosts of Satan, which Milton compares to a militant "multitude" aborning from the "frozen loins" of the "populous North": and this shivering multitude in Milton's passage "Pour'd" (like an Army of Waters) across the "Rhene or the Danaw," Rhine and Danube.
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was aborning, the East gave us heroes to emulate and admire in the persons of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Paul Revere, Patrick Henry, and a host of others who risked their lives in creating and signing the Declaration of Independence.