- 美 [əbˈsteɪn]
- 1.to deliberately avoid doing something that is enjoyable but that may not be healthy, safe, or morally right; to not do something that is likely to cause serious problems
- 2.to deliberately not vote in an election or at a meeting
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Those who did not abstain were encouraged to use condoms, which were promoted to the population as a whole.
Totally obsessed by the idea that virginity should be preserved, he spent his whole life trying to convince girls to abstain from sex.
He says that the Ebionites claimed that the Apostle Peter had been a vegetarian and had ordered his followers to abstain from eating meat.
Try to abstain from smoking or any other stimulants which increase the sense of irritability.
On these terms, France and Britain might be able to support the Palestinians, and the German government could abstain.
Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members waved fistfuls of money in the air, alleging that they had been offered bribes to abstain.
Force and find the best bitter to abstain from her home since then, say the death of BaiJi and cheer the relevant.
During this fast they abstain from the gratification of every appetite and passion whatever.
The US was one of four members to abstain, along with Haiti, Israel and Palau.
Jun: You've really said the magic word, Lisa. It wasn't just coffee I had to abstain from in Salt Lake.
The doctor advised him to abstain from drinking if he still wanted to lead a normal life.
Electoral candidates to be voted for, you can vote against it, you can elect the other voters can abstain from voting.
To prepare for a semen analysis, your partner will be asked to abstain from ejaculating for at least 48 hours.
Not only must he subscribe to a creed, but he must condone abominations and carefully abstain from speaking his mind on current events.
And I hereby enjoIn upon the people so declared to be free to abstaIn from all vIolence, unless In necessary self-defense.
But for the West to abstain from the cold-war game appears to be the only way, over time, to win it.
If countries do not toe Beijing's line or don't abstain when asked, their economic projects could be put at risk.
Scientific literature indicates that people who drink moderately are less likely to have heart disease than those who abstain.
To abstain from sin when a man cannot sin is to BE forsaken by sin, not forsake it.
Loose, most abstain from casually, because the muscle and joint playing in the open ofcamp hyperirritable living is not easy to hurt.