Abstention

Ab┬Ěsten'tion adjective [ French See Abstain .] The act of abstaining; a holding aloof. Jer. Taylor.
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Abstention

• (a.) The act of abstaining; a holding aloof.
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abstention

abstention Abstaining; voluntarily doing without something.
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Abstention

(Abstention, constructive (positive abstention)) As a general rule, all decisions taken with respect to the EU's Common Foreign and Security Policy are adopted unanimously. However, in certain cases, an EU country can choose to abstain from voting on a particular action without blocking it. This could arise, for example, where the EU propose...
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Abstention

Abstention is a term in election procedure for when a participant in a vote either does not go to vote (on election day) or, in parliamentary procedure, is present during the vote, but does not cast a ballot. Abstention must be contrasted with `blank vote`, in which a voter casts a ballot willfully made invalid by marking it wrongly or by not ma.....
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abstention

the trait of refraining (especially from alcohol)
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