Translation of "abstention" - English-Italian dictionary

abstention

noun uk /əbˈsten·ʃən/ us /æbˈsten·ʃən/

the fact of not voting

astensione
There were three abstentions in the vote for the new secretary. Ci sono state tre astensioni dal voto per la nuova segretaria.

(Translation of “abstention” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)