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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Late Latin abstentiō, abstentiōnem, from Latin abstentus, from abstineō.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /abs.tẽ.ˈsɐ̃w̃/, /abʃ.tẽ.ˈsɐ̃w̃/
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ɐbʃ.tẽ.ˈsɐ̃w̃/
  • Hyphenation: abs‧ten‧ção

NounEdit

abstenção f (plural abstenções)

  1. abstention (the act of abstaining)

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