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One entry found for abstinence.
Main Entry: abĚstiĚnence
Pronunciation: primarystressab-stschwa-nschwan(t)s
Function: noun
1 : an abstaining from giving in to an appetite or from eating some foods
2 a : habitual abstaining from drinking alcoholic beverages b : abstention from sexual intercourse
- abĚstiĚnent /-nschwant/ adjective
- abĚstiĚnentĚly adverb

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