Go to Bing homepage

abstention

US [əbˈstenʃ(ə)n]
UK [əb'stenʃ(ə)n]
  • n.戒;弃权(不投票);戒除
  • Web节制;戒绝;回避
Plural Form:abstentions  
abstention
Show examples
n.
1.
[c][u]
~ (from sth)
弃权(不投票)an act of choosing not to use a vote either in favour of or against sth
The voting was 15 in favour, 3 against and 2 abstentions.
表决结果是 15 人赞成,3 人反对,2 人弃权。
2.
[u]
戒;戒除the act of not allowing yourself to have or do sth enjoyable or sth that is considered bad

Sample Sentence

Definition:
Category:AllAll,OralOral,WrittenWritten,TitleTitle,TechnicalTechnical
Source:AllAll,DictionaryDictionary,WebWeb
Difficulty:AllAll,EasyEasy,MiddleMiddle,HardHard
More sentence filters
Hide sentence filters