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Turkish translation of “abstain”

abstain

verb [I]
 
 
/əbˈsteɪn/
NOT DO formal to not do something that you enjoy because it is bad or unhealthy
çok istediği bir şeyden uzak durmak, mahrum kalmak
The doctor suggested that he abstain from alcohol.Abstaining and refraining
NOT VOTE to choose not to vote for or against something
uzak durmak, tarafsız kalmak, hiç bir şekilde oy vermemek
63 members voted in favour, 39 opposed and 5 abstained.Abstaining and refraining
abstention
 
 
/əbˈstenʃən/ noun [C, U]
çekimserlik
(Definition of abstain from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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