refraining
index avoidance (evasion)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • Refraining — Refrain Re*frain (r[ e]*fr[=a]n ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Refrained} ( fr[=a]nd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Refraining}.] [OE. refreinen, OF. refrener, F. refr[ e]ner, fr. L. refrenare; influenced by OF. refraindre to restrain, moderate, fr. LL. refrangere …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • refraining — Synonyms and related words: Encratism, Friday, Lenten fare, Pythagoreanism, Pythagorism, Rechabitism, Shakerism, Spartan fare, Stoicism, abstainment, abstemiousness, abstention, abstinence, asceticism, avoidance, avoiding reaction, banyan day,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • refraining — сленговый термин, обозначающий изложение уже известных проблем или точек зрения в более конструктивном ключе …   Glossary of international commercial arbitration

  • refraining — re·frain || rɪ freɪn n. verse or phrase that is repeated during a song or poem, chorus; music or melody that accompanies the chorus v. abstain, forebear, restrain oneself, desist …   English contemporary dictionary

  • refraining — …   Useful english dictionary

  • refraining from involvement — index laissez faire Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • refraining from utterance — index mute Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • abstinence — Refraining from the use of certain articles of diet, alcoholic beverages, illegal drugs, or from sexual intercourse. [L. abs tineo, to hold back, fr. teneo, to hold] * * * ab·sti·nence ab stə nən(t)s n 1) voluntary forbearance esp. from sexual… …   Medical dictionary

  • abstention from voting — refraining from voting, not voting, refraining from casting of ballot …   English contemporary dictionary

  • forbearance — Refraining from doing something that one has a legal right to do. Giving of further time for repayment of obligation or agreement not to enforce claim at its due date. Crestwood Lumber Co. v. Citizens Sav. & Loan Ass n, 83 C.A.3d 819, 148… …   Black's law dictionary

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