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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin abstinere, present active infinitive of abstineō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /absteˈneɾ/, [aβst̪eˈneɾ]

VerbEdit

abstener (first-person singular present abstengo, first-person singular preterite abstuve, past participle abstenido)

  1. (reflexive) to abstain
    Se abstiene de fumar en el coche.
    She abstains from smoking in the car.

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