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abstenerse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (derecho: no votar)abstain from vi + prep
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. As an act of rebellion, all the shareholders abstained from voting.
abstenerse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (prescindir, renunciar)refrain viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  (formal)abstain viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Me abstengo de fumar en el trabajo.
 I refrain from smoking at work.
abstenerse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (no tomar parte)refuse viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  refrain viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 En la actualidad, muchos ciudadanos se abstienen de votar en las elecciones.
 At present, many citizens refuse to vote in elections.
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