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Translation of "abstain" - English-Turkish dictionary

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 Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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