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Definition of the verb Abstained

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  1. past of abstain

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Google previewSyntax in Functional Grammar (2000)

An Introduction to Lexicogrammar in Systemic Linguistics by G. David Morley

A further point to be noted is that the word that in the clause that nobody abstained is a subordinating conjunction, not a relative pronoun. In view of the fact, therefore, that the subordinate clause is a restrictive appositive, defining the subject ...

Google previewElgar Encyclopedia of Comparative Law, Second Edition (2012)

by J. M. Smits

South Africa abstained because of its apartheid regime. The members of the Communist bloc abstained because they considered that provisions on the right to freedom of expression gave too much freedom to right-wing (fascist) groups.

Google previewIbn Khallikan's Biographical Dictionary (1871)

by Ibn Khallikān

Effectively, the people abstained from reviling him. BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY. 329.

Google previewBiographical Dictionary (1871)

by Aḥmad Ibn-Muḥammad Ibn-H̲allikān, William MacGuckin ¬de Slane

abstained from depreciating the merit of those (Companions) who did not belong to that family. Aésim lbn Abi 'n-Najfrd ( vol.

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When the students were killed at Kent State, the cast voted to do a demonstration from the stage, and I abstained. (Holly Near)
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Scrabble value of A1B3S1T1A1I1N1E1D2

The value of this 9-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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