Hindi translation of 'abstain'
abstain /æbˈsteɪn ऐबˈस्टेइन्/
Word forms: abstains, abstaining, abstained
1. intransitive verb
If you abstain from something you like doing, you deliberately do not do it.
You can't totally abstain from eating.
abstention /æbˈstenʃən ऐबˈस्टेन्शन्/ uncountable noun
...abstention from alcohol.
2. intransitive verb
If you abstain during a vote, you do not vote.
(मतदान करने से) बचना या (मतदान से) अलग रहना
abstentionWord forms: abstentions variable noun
The voting was twenty in favour, six against, and sixteen abstentions.
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Example Sentences Including 'abstain'
She was emphatic in her instructions: few but good, neutrals only, minimal adornment, and in case of doubt, abstain.Three Kinds of Kissing - Scottish Short Stories
Which I abstain to do, For by tomorrow, I may think so too.THE CALLIGRAPHER (2003)
If you're forced to a division in the debate the Tories will abstain.The Endless Game
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Translation of abstain from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary