refraining

  • 1 refraining — index avoidance (evasion) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 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

  • 3 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

  • 4 refraining — сленговый термин, обозначающий изложение уже известных проблем или точек зрения в более конструктивном ключе …

    Glossary of international commercial arbitration

  • 5 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 …

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  • 6 refraining — …

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

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

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  • 9 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

  • 10 abstention from voting — refraining from voting, not voting, refraining from casting of ballot …

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  • 11 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

  • 12 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

  • 13 toleration — Refraining from acting against that which is disapproved of, or politically opposed, or alien. Toleration in religious matters is one of the central planks of the modern democratic state: Locke s Letter on Toleration (1689) is the basic authority …

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  • 14 abstaining from — refraining from …

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  • 15 on the wagon —    refraining from drinking intoxicants    Taking potable fluids only from the water wagon. It may describe a single case of abstinence, as with someone about to drive a car, or a former alcoholic who is trying to cure himself of the addiction:… …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 16 abstinence — Refraining completely from indulgence in some act such as eating or drinking, unlike temperance which presupposes moderate indulgence. Mayfield v. Fidelity & Casualty Co. of N. Y., 16 C.A.2d 611, 61 P.2d 83 …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 17 abstinence — Refraining completely from indulgence in some act such as eating or drinking, unlike temperance which presupposes moderate indulgence. Mayfield v. Fidelity & Casualty Co. of N. Y., 16 C.A.2d 611, 61 P.2d 83 …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 18 forbearance to sue — Refraining from the commencement of an action. Abandonment of the right to institute or assert a claim in legal proceedings. 15 Am J2d Compr § 17. See covenant not to sue …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 19 silence — Refraining from speech. The absence of speech; not a concealment or representation in itself. 37 Am J2d Fraud § 144. Mere silence, as a general rule does not amount to an assent, but, taking it together with other circumstances, there are many… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 20 forbearance — for·bear·ance also fore·bear·ance /fȯr bar əns/ n: a refraining from the enforcement of something (as a debt, right, or obligation) that is due Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. forbearance …

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