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British pronunciation/ɹɪfɹˈe‍ɪn/
American pronunciation/ɹɪˈfɹeɪn/
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to resist or hold back from doing or saying something

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to refrain definition and meaning
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to avoid consuming something, especially out of impulse

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to refrain definition and meaning
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a repeated line or phrase in a poem or song, typically at the end of each stanza or verse

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Knowing the importance of timing, he refrained from interrupting the speaker during the presentation.
To maintain a positive atmosphere, the teacher encourages students to refrain from negative remarks in the classroom.
Wanting to avoid spoilers, she refrains from reading reviews until after watching the movie.
Even in the face of frustration, he managed to refrain from expressing his discontent during the meeting.
Despite the urge to argue, she will refrain from responding to the critical comments.
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