Abstention in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Abstention

a decision to not vote for or against a proposition

Examples of Abstention in a sentence

I decided to settle on an abstention when the family voted on where we should eat, as personally I didn’t care where we went. ðŸ”Š

If you do not vote for or against something, you have instead decided on abstention, remaining neutral. ðŸ”Š

Abstentions occur most often in Congress, when a senator may choose to not vote for or against a proposed notion. ðŸ”Š

If you have ever refused to take sides in something, you know exactly what it means to prefer an abstention over a decision.  ðŸ”Š

My best friend and my girlfriend both asked me to support them in their argument against each other, but instead of picking either side I settled on an abstention.  ðŸ”Š

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