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Abandoning is a member of the word family abandon, included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

Definition of the noun Abandoning

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  1. An act in which something or someone is abandoned; abandonment, neglect

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Google previewBringing Fieldwork Back In (2012)

Contemporary Urban Ethnographic Research by Elijah Anderson

Because abandoning is an ever-present possibility on the pick-up basketball court, suspending the ...

Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide Dream Dictionary (2007)

by Eve Adamson, Gayle Williamson

A parent abandoning you may mean you feel the adult world has abandoned you . A spouse or partner abandoning you may mean you feel you will never find true love. A friend abandoning you may mean you are not being enough of a friend ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Jainism (2004)

by Kristi L. Wiley

Sacittatyaga-pratimā, Abandoning foods that are normally allowed for a layperson. The items vary from list to list but may include green leafy vegetables, roots and tubers, uncooked grains or pulses, as well as unboiled water and salty liquids.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict (2008)

into the sacrificial pit aimed toward the heavens or the gods, one is also 'abandoning' one's claim and vested interest in the ...

Google previewDictionary of the English Language (Complete and Unabridged) (2011)

by Samuel Johnson

ABANDONING (ABA'NDONING) [A verbal nounfrom abandon.] Desertion ...

Google previewWorld Terrorism: An Encyclopedia of Political Violence from Ancient Times to the Post-9/11 Era (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Political Violence from Ancient Times to the Post-9/11 Era by James Ciment

Abandoning. Violence. During the early 1990s, many Shining Path members argued over the continued use of violence against civilians. In 1992, the Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori declared himself a temporary dictator. Congress had ...

Google previewA Kannaḍa-English School-dictionary (1899)

Chiefly Based on the Labours of the Rev. Dr. F. Kittel by J. Bucher, Ferdinand Kittel

Abandoning; giving away. sSOS-jaxij. To abandon. SiBsspX s. n. Abandoning; rejecting; giving away. 3i 893.2 s. n. The forty-sixth year of the cycle of sixty. 335 ...

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Quotes about Abandoning

Republicans have been accused of abandoning the poor. It's the other way around. They never vote for us. (Dan Quayle)
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Scrabble value of A1B3A1N1D2O1N1I1N1G2

The value of this 10-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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