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abstain

[əb'steɪn] брит. / амер.

гл.

  1. воздерживаться

  2. воздержаться (при голосовании); не голосовать

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воздерживаться

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Subsequently, the delegations of Botswana and Turkey informed the Secretariat that they had intended to abstain in the vote.
Впоследствии делегации Ботсваны и Турции информировали Секретариат, что они намеревались воздержаться при голосовании.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
The delegation of Cuba subsequently indicated that it had intended to abstain
Впоследствии делегация Кубы указала, что она намеревалась воздержаться
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
"Art thou not tired, my brave Terentius?" the emperor asked, hardly able to abstain from smiling.
— Не устал ли ты, мой храбрый Теренций? — спросил его император, сдерживая улыбку.
Perelman, Yakov / Figures For FunПерельман, Яков / Живая математика
Живая математика
Перельман, Яков
Figures For Fun
Perelman, Yakov
Mr. Ellahi (Pakistan): Pakistan will abstain in the vote on draft resolution A/C.1/59/L.50.
Г-н Эллахи (Пакистан) (говорит по-английски): Пакистан воздержится при голосовании по проекту резолюции A/C.1/59/L.50.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
There was no limit to his drinking powers, but he could abstain from drink altogether; he sometimes went too far in his pranks; but he could do without pranks altogether.
Пить он мог до бесконечности, но мог и совсем не пить; иногда проказил даже непозволительно, но мог и совсем не проказить.
Достоевский, Фёдор / Преступление и наказаниеDostoevsky, Fyodor / Crime and Punishment
Crime and Punishment
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2009 Rhodes Media
Преступление и наказание
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1970
But perhaps he will not come; he may write, or he may come himself, and studiously abstain from meeting me-he did when he went away.
Но, возможно, он не приедет; он может написать или приехать и старательно избегать встречи со мной — он это сделал, когда уезжал.
Диккенс, Чарльз / Приключения Оливера ТвистаDickens, Charles / Oliver Twist
Oliver Twist
Dickens, Charles
© 1990 by Random House, Inc.
Приключения Оливера Твиста
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1958
Unduly compel a public agency or an international organisation to take measures or abstain from measures,
ненадлежащим образом вынуждают государственное учреждение или международную организацию принимать меры или воздержаться от применения мер,
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
This understanding enabled my delegation to abstain rather than vote against this draft resolution.
Исходя из этого понимания, моя делегация решила не голосовать против данного проекта резолюции, а воздержаться.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
I cannot resist sitting down to write the history of the first steps in my career, though I might very well abstain from doing so...
Не утерпев, я сел записывать эту историю моих первых шагов на жизненном поприще, тогда как мог бы обойтись и без того.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / A Raw YouthДостоевский, Фёдор / Подросток
Подросток
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Советская Россия", 1979
A Raw Youth
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
Appeal to abstain from conducting inspections under the Vienna Document 1999 during the period from 15 November to 15 December 2006
Призыв воздержаться от проведения инспекций согласно Венскому документу 1999 года в период с 15 ноября по 15 декабря 2006 года
© OSCE 1995–2010
"Ample security will be required, by hostages, or occupation of fortresses, or otherwise, that France shall in future abstain from stirring up rebellion among the Flemings."
— От вас могут потребовать в виде залогов сдачи некоторых крепостей или чего-нибудь в этом роде — гарантий, что на будущее время Франция не станет сеять смуту среди фламандцев.
Scott, Walter / Quentin DurwardСкотт, Вальтер / Квентин Дорвард
Квентин Дорвард
Скотт, Вальтер
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1964
Quentin Durward
Scott, Walter
© 2009 by Seven Treasures Publications
In the light of those considerations and the fact that the present Code of Conduct is not the product of genuine multilateral negotiations, my delegation will abstain in the vote on draft resolution A/C.1/59/L.50.
С учетом этих соображений и того факта, что в своем нынешнем виде Кодекс поведения не является результатом подлинно многосторонних переговоров, моя делегация воздержится при голосовании по проекту резолюции A/C.1.59/L.50.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
For that reason the Hungarian delegation will, with some reluctance, abstain in the vote on this draft resolution.
Исходя из этого, делегация Венгрии с некоторым колебанием воздерживается при голосовании по данному проекту резолюции.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
As an enemy was known to be near, Hutter directed his daughters to abstain from the use of lights, luxuries in which they seldom indulged during the warm months, lest they might prove beacons to direct their foes where they might be found.
Враги были близко, и Хаттер приказал дочерям не зажигать свет. В теплое время года они вообще редко позволяли себе такую роскошь, потому что огонь мог служить маяком, указывающим путь неприятелям.
Cooper, James Fenimore / The DeerslayerКупер, Джеймс Фенимор / Зверобой, или Первая тропа войны
Зверобой, или Первая тропа войны
Купер, Джеймс Фенимор
© Издательство "Детская литература", 1974
The Deerslayer
Cooper, James Fenimore
© Wordsworth Editions Limited 1995
As was the case last year, the European Union has decided to abstain in the voting on the draft resolution on missiles.
Как и в прошлом году, Европейский союз принял решение воздержаться при голосовании по проекту резолюции о ракетах.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010

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Collocations

abstain from entering into contract
воздерживаться от заключения договора
to abstain
воздерживаться
to abstain from voting
воздерживаться от голосования
abstain from
воздерживаться от
abstain from voting
воздержаться от голосования
abstain on a draft resolution
воздерживаться при голосовании проекта резолюции
abstaining person
лицо, воздержавшееся при голосовании
person abstaining from voting
лицо, не участвующее в голосовании

Word forms

abstain

verb
Basic forms
Pastabstained
Imperativeabstain
Present Participle (Participle I)abstaining
Past Participle (Participle II)abstained
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I abstainwe abstain
you abstainyou abstain
he/she/it abstainsthey abstain
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am abstainingwe are abstaining
you are abstainingyou are abstaining
he/she/it is abstainingthey are abstaining
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have abstainedwe have abstained
you have abstainedyou have abstained
he/she/it has abstainedthey have abstained
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been abstainingwe have been abstaining
you have been abstainingyou have been abstaining
he/she/it has been abstainingthey have been abstaining
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I abstainedwe abstained
you abstainedyou abstained
he/she/it abstainedthey abstained
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was abstainingwe were abstaining
you were abstainingyou were abstaining
he/she/it was abstainingthey were abstaining
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had abstainedwe had abstained
you had abstainedyou had abstained
he/she/it had abstainedthey had abstained
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been abstainingwe had been abstaining
you had been abstainingyou had been abstaining
he/she/it had been abstainingthey had been abstaining
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will abstainwe shall/will abstain
you will abstainyou will abstain
he/she/it will abstainthey will abstain
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be abstainingwe shall/will be abstaining
you will be abstainingyou will be abstaining
he/she/it will be abstainingthey will be abstaining
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have abstainedwe shall/will have abstained
you will have abstainedyou will have abstained
he/she/it will have abstainedthey will have abstained
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been abstainingwe shall/will have been abstaining
you will have been abstainingyou will have been abstaining
he/she/it will have been abstainingthey will have been abstaining
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would abstainwe should/would abstain
you would abstainyou would abstain
he/she/it would abstainthey would abstain
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be abstainingwe should/would be abstaining
you would be abstainingyou would be abstaining
he/she/it would be abstainingthey would be abstaining
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have abstainedwe should/would have abstained
you would have abstainedyou would have abstained
he/she/it would have abstainedthey would have abstained
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been abstainingwe should/would have been abstaining
you would have been abstainingyou would have been abstaining
he/she/it would have been abstainingthey would have been abstaining
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am abstainedwe are abstained
you are abstainedyou are abstained
he/she/it is abstainedthey are abstained
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being abstainedwe are being abstained
you are being abstainedyou are being abstained
he/she/it is being abstainedthey are being abstained
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been abstainedwe have been abstained
you have been abstainedyou have been abstained
he/she/it has been abstainedthey have been abstained
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was abstainedwe were abstained
you were abstainedyou were abstained
he/she/it was abstainedthey were abstained
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being abstainedwe were being abstained
you were being abstainedyou were being abstained
he/she/it was being abstainedthey were being abstained
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been abstainedwe had been abstained
you had been abstainedyou had been abstained
he/she/it had been abstainedthey had been abstained
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be abstainedwe shall/will be abstained
you will be abstainedyou will be abstained
he/she/it will be abstainedthey will be abstained
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been abstainedwe shall/will have been abstained
you will have been abstainedyou will have been abstained
he/she/it will have been abstainedthey will have been abstained