Example sentences for: abstained

How can you use “abstained” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Under threats from Beijing, several nations abstained.

  • All participating clinicians except one who abstained reported that if no other medical equipment were available in a remote setting, they would be able to provide appropriate care using the LSTAT.

  • All papers report that three (France, Russia, China) of the five permanent members of the Council abstained from voting, which might weaken the council's position and the possibility of Iraq's compliance; the U.S. and Britain were the two permanent members that supported the measure.

  • Subjects abstained from eating sport fish for 72 hours before donating blood, and fasted completely from dinner the night before until the blood draw the next morning.

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