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...
- Operation Abstention was a code name given to a British invasion of the Italian island of Kastelorizo (Castellorizo) off the Turkish Aegean coast, during...
- of Crimea by a vote of 100 member states in favor, 11 against and 58 abstentions. The annexation of Crimea lead to sanctions by Western countries, in...
- 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...
- This is a confirmed list of video games in development, but are scheduled for release beyond 2020 or currently carry no release date at all. The following...
- the second-largest bloc after the DUP; there it follows a policy of abstentionism, refusing to sit in parliament or vote on bills. In the Oireachtas (the...
- condemned by many countries. By a vote of 79 in favor to 28 against with 33 abstentions, the United Nations General ****embly adopted resolution 41/38 which "condemns...
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