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His mother abandoned him when he was five days old.
Most of the villagers have abandoned their homes and fled.
The coastal settlements were abandoned in the 19th century.
The stolen car was abandoned only five miles away.
After 20 lessons I finally abandoned my attempt to learn to drive.
George almost persuaded me to abandon my studies and join him.
Hardy felt that he had been abandoned by all his followers.
Despite current problems, they have not abandoned their commitment to the peace process.
By this time, the steady state theory of the universe had been largely abandoned.
The family had abandoned all hope of finding him alive.
This is the American English definition of abandon. View British English definition of abandon.
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