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Spanish translation of “abstain”

abstain

verb /əbˈstein/
(often with from) not to do, take etc
abstenerse (de)
He abstained (from voting in the election) He abstained from alcohol.
abstention /-ˈsten-/ noun the act of abstaining
abstención
At the election of the new chairman, the voting was six for, three against, and two abstentions.
(Definition of abstain from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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