Definition of Abstain. Meaning of Abstain. Synonyms of Abstain

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Definition of Abstain

Abstain
Abstain Ab*stain", v. t. To hinder; to withhold. Whether he abstain men from marrying. --Milton.

Meaning of Abstain from wikipedia

- be considered a spoilt vote, depending on each legislation, while an abstaining voter hasn't voted. Both forms (abstention and blank vote) may or may...
- of the temperance movement and the author of The Pledge: "We agree to abstain from all liquors of an intoxicating quality whether ale, porter, wine or...
- prohibited. Also, Catholic Christians abstain from food and drink for an hour prior to taking Holy Communion, and abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday and on...
- ratified the Prespa Agreement with 153 votes in favour, 146 against, and 1 abstaining. On 6 February 2019, the permanent representatives of NATO member states...
- Although he supports eliminating federal funding for Planned Parenthood, he abstained from defunding legislation, arguing that "legislation that names a specific...
- "non-traditional" marriage is discussed. All amendments failed, and Morrison abstained from voting on the final bill. The electorate of Cook had a parti****tion...
- Google has grown. A major hub for critics of Google in order to organize to abstain from using Google products is the Reddit page for the subreddit /r/****ogle...
- December 23, 2016, under the Obama Administration, the United States abstained from United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334, which condemned...
- sacrament of Reconciliation (Penance). Catholics are normally obliged to abstain from eating for at least an hour before receiving the sacrament. Non-Catholics...
- United Nations Security Council Resolution 478 (20 August 1980; 14–0, U.S. abstaining) declared the Jerusalem Law "null and void" and called on member states...
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