abstain from

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English-Serbian dictionary. 2013.

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  • abstain from — index avoid (evade), cease, forgo Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • abstain from — restrain oneself from doing something. → abstain …   English new terms dictionary

  • abstain from — forego, not take part in, avoid …   English contemporary dictionary

  • abstain from inserting — index omit Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • abstain from recognizing — index ignore Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • abstain from drinking — avoid drinking; refrain from drinking alcohol …   English contemporary dictionary

  • abstain from force — avoid using force, refrain from using force, avoid violence …   English contemporary dictionary

  • abstain — (v.) late 14c., to withhold oneself, from O.Fr. abstenir (14c.), earlier astenir (13c.) hold (oneself) back, refrain, abstain (from), practice abstinence, from L. abstinere withhold, keep back, keep off, from ab(s) from, away from (see AB (Cf. ab …   Etymology dictionary

  • abstain — [ab stān′, əbstān′] vi. [ME absteinen < OFr abstenir < L abstinere, to hold back < ab(s) , from + tenere, to hold: see TENANT] to hold oneself back; voluntarily do without; refrain (from) [to abstain from smoking] SYN. REFRAIN1 abstainer …   English World dictionary

  • abstain — UK [əbˈsteɪn] / US verb [intransitive] Word forms abstain : present tense I/you/we/they abstain he/she/it abstains present participle abstaining past tense abstained past participle abstained 1) a) to deliberately avoid doing something that is… …   English dictionary

  • abstain — v. (D; intr.) to abstain from (to abstain from alcohol) * * * [əb steɪn] (D; intr.) to abstain from (to abstain from alcohol) …   Combinatory dictionary

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