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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
What does Abandoning mean as a name of something?
- An act in which something or someone is abandoned; abandonment, neglect
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Bringing 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 ...
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 ...
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.
into the sacrificial pit aimed toward the heavens or the gods, one is also 'abandoning' one's claim and vested interest in the material accoutrements devoured as it were by the etheric emergence of the ...
Encyclopedia of Buddhism (2013)
by Damien Keown, Charles S. Prebish
®abandoning. the body, ̄ a form of standing meditation. Both Buddhism and Jainism are critical of dogmatic or one-sided views, both comparing these to the views of blind men quarrelling over the nature of an elephant after only ever having ...
World 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 ...
Sinhalese English Dictionary (1982)
by B. Clough
departure, forsaking, leaving, abandonment; act of abandoning the world and all worldly...
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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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