Definition of Abstention. Meaning of Abstention. Synonyms of Abstention

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Definition of Abstention

Abstention
Abstention Ab*sten"tion, a. [F. See Abstain.] The act of abstaining; a holding aloof. --Jer. Taylor.

Meaning of Abstention from wikipedia

- Abstention is a term in election procedure for when a parti****nt in a vote either does not go to vote (on election day) or, in parliamentary procedure...
- Abstentionism is standing for election to a deliberative ****embly while refusing to take up any seats won or otherwise parti****te in the ****embly's business...
- An abstention doctrine is any of several doctrines that a United States court may (or in some cases must) apply to refuse to hear a case if hearing the...
- Abstention is refusing to vote in an election or in a parliamentary vote. Abstention may also refer to: Abstentionism, standing for election to an ****embly...
- of Crimea by a vote of 100 member states in favor, 11 against and 58 abstentions. In September 2015, Russia started military intervention in the Syrian...
- they'd won by 5:30. Math, calculations, candidate dislike causing voter abstention begat the numbers." Trump said that he was surprised by how "that map...
- the first woman to be an MP. However, owing to Sinn Féin's policy of abstention from Westminster, she never took her seat. Women were given equal voting...
- to Colonial Countries and Peoples in 1960 with no votes against but abstentions from all major colonial powers. The UN works towards decolonization through...
- seats—the second-largest bloc after the DUP. There it follows a policy of abstentionism, refusing to attend parliament or vote on bills. In the Oireachtas (the...
- 204 Conservative MPs (54.8%) to 152 votes (40.9%) for Heseltine and 16 abstentions, she was four votes short of the required 15% majority. A second ballot...
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