English translation of 'abandon'
1. (action d’abandonner)
[de conjoint, animal domestique] abandoning
[de projet, activité, fonctions, ambitions] giving up
2. (situation d’une personne abandonnée) abandonment
3. (Sport) withdrawal
4. (figurative) [de pose] relaxation
avec abandon [danser] without a care in the world; [s’amuser, rire] without restraint
être à l’abandon to be in a state of neglect
laisser à l’abandon to neglect
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Example Sentences Including 'abandon'
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Alors, en plus de mon sentiment d'abandon à moi, il y avait celui de Jean à affronter.Marie Claire
Cela signe définitivement l'abandon de la neutralité du Parquet.Le Nouvel Observateur (2002)
Dorothée se plaignait de l'abandon de sa fille, elle en mourait même, diraisje.L'offrande musicale
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'abandon' in Other Languages
British English: abandon NOUN
with abandon If you say that someone does something with abandon, you mean that they behave in a wild, uncontrolled way and do not think or care about how they should behave.
He has spent money with gay abandon.
British English: abandonment NOUN
The abandonment of a place, thing, or person is the act of leaving it permanently or for a long time.
...memories of her father's complete abandonment of her.
Translation of abandon from the Collins French to English
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