Translation of "abstain" - English-Turkish dictionary

abstain

verb [ I ] uk us /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.
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.
abstention uk us /əbˈstenʃən/ noun [ C, U ]

çekimserlik

(Translation of “abstain” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)