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in birth; before being carried out:
The scheme died aborning.
being born; coming into being, fruition, realization, etc.:
A new era of architecture is aborning.
Historical Examples

And green things died and shriveled, aborning: The desert was dotted with dead cattle.
Still Jim Honor Willsie Morrow

(US) while being born, developed, or realized (esp in the phrase die aborning)

1893, American English, from a- (1) + born + -ing (2).


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