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.
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US while being born, developed, or realized (esp in the phrase die aborning)
[C20: from a-2 + borning, from born]
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(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]
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adv to die aborning (project, idea)noch vor seiner/ihrer etc Durchführung scheitern
adj to be aborningim Entstehen begriffen sein
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