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After 20 lessons I finally abandoned my attempt to learn to drive.
The game had to be abandoned because of rain.
George almost persuaded me to abandon my studies and join him.
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.
This is the British English definition of abandon. View American English definition of abandon.
old and no longer in good condition
a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the timeadd a word
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