Complete Definition of "abstention"

English

Etymology
F.. See abstain.

Pronunciation
IPA|/əbˈstɛnʃən/, SAMPA|/@b"[email protected]/
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Noun
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  1. The act of abstaining; a holding aloof

Translations
trans-top|the act of abstaining
Catalan: abstenció f
Dutch: onthouding f
Esperanto: sindeteno
French: abstention f
German: Enthaltung f
Hebrew: הימנעות (himan'ut) f
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Interlingua: abstention
Italian: astensione
Japanese: 棄権 (kiken)
Norwegian: avhold n
Portuguese: abstention
Spanish: abstención f
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