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English-German translation for: refrain
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NOUN   a refrain | refrains
VERB  to refrain | refrained | refrained ... 
SYNO   to forbear | to refrain | chorus ... 
NOUN   der Refrain | die Refrains
SYNO   Kehrreim | Refrain
to refrain
to refrain
mus. chorus [refrain]
Refrain {m}
lit. refrain
Kehrreim {m}
mus. lit. refrain
Kehrvers {m}
mus. lit. refrain
Refrain {m}
mus. burden [archaic]
Refrain {m}
mus. repetend [rare]Refrain {m}
2 Words
to refrain from sth.etw. unterlassen
to refrain from sth.auf etw.Akk. verzichten [etw. unterlassen]
to refrain from sth.etw. bleiben lassen [ugs.]
to refrain from sth.sich etw.Gen. enthalten [geh.]
to refrain from sth.sich aus etw. heraushalten
to refrain from sth.sich von etw.Dat. fernhalten
3 Words
to refrain from (doing) sth.von etw.Dat. Abstand nehmen [geh.] [etw. unterlassen]
to refrain from doing sth.etw. unterlassen
to refrain from doing sth.von etw. ablassen
to refrain from doing sth.sich von etw. zurückhalten
to refrain from doing sth.von etw.Dat. Umgang nehmen [veraltet] [noch schweiz.] [etw. vermeiden, von etw. Abstand nehmen]
to refrain from doing sth.davon absehen, etw. zu tun
to refrain from laughingsichDat. das Lachen verkneifen [ugs.]
4 Words
Please refrain from smoking!Bitte das Rauchen einstellen!
5+ Words
I cannot refrain from crying.Ich kann nicht umhin zu weinen.
law I shall refrain from making a complaint. [Br.]Ich nehme von einer Klage Abstand. [geh.]
We ask to refrain from speeches and addresses.Wir bitten, von Reden und Ansprachen abzusehen.
to refrain from making any promisesich der Abgabe von Versprechen enthalten
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