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Spanish translation of “abandon”

abandon

verb /əˈbӕndən/
to leave, not intending to return to
abandonar, dejar
The bank robbers abandoned the stolen car.
to stop doing something because of a problem
Dejar
The match had to be abandoned because of the bad weather.
(literary) to give (oneself) completely to something
abandonarse, entregarse
After his wife’s death, he abandoned himself to despair.
abandoned adjective having been left without any intention of returning to or reclaiming
abandonado
The police found the abandoned vehicle.
not being used or cared for any more
Abandonado
an abandoned factory.
(literary, old-fashioned) shameless
inmoral, desvergonzado
an abandoned young woman.
abandonment noun
abandono
Lack of money led to the abandonment of the plan.
(Definition of abandon from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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