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Examples of Abstentions

Sentences with the noun Abstentions

5 examples:

There were two abstentions.

The vote was -56, with six abstentions.
(CNN - World News, )

The vote was 192 to 113, with two abstentions.
(CNN - World News, )

The bailout deal proposal was approved by 222 votes to 64 with 11 abstentions.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Lawmakers in Berlin voted -113 in favour of the new bailout deal, with 18 abstentions.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Other sentences

7 examples:

Proposal would have only counted votes for or against the deal, not abstentions.
(USA Today - Money, )

Counting abstentions, some 93 per cent of investors instructed the board to dump him.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

The French Parliament’s upper house, the Senate, voted 325 to 0 with 21 abstentions to prolong France’s airstrikes in Syria beyond early January.
(The New York Times - World News, )

IAG’s remuneration policy saw votes against and abstentions of more than 25 per cent after adviser ISS warned the disclosure on bonuses was not clear.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

The Rideau River Residence Association runs a tuck shop called (for some reason) Abstentions in the residence commons building and it apparently sells a lot of cigarettes.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Nicaragua's governing National Liberation Sandinista Front has extended its dominance in local elections that opposition parties say were marked by abstentions and at least three deaths.
(Fox News - World, )

The U.N. Security Council, in a close -2 vote with five abstentions, on Tuesday voted down a Palestinian statehood resolution that set a deadline for the withdrawal of Israeli forces from Palestinian territories by 2017.
(CNN - World News, )

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