Traducción de "abstain" - Diccionario Inglés-Español


verb uk /əbˈsteɪn/ us /æbˈsteɪn/

formal to not do something that you enjoy because it is bad or unhealthy

The doctor suggested that he abstain from alcohol.

to decide not to vote

63 members voted in favour, 39 opposed, and 15 abstained.

(Traducción de "abstain" del Diccionario de Cambridge Inglés-Español © Cambridge University Press)


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

At the election of the new chairman, the voting was six for, three against, and two abstentions.

(Traducción de "abstain" del PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)