English for Academic Purposes: Vocabulary

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Abandon

... we may have to

abandon

it and go back to first principles.

Catholic civil servants usually had to

abandon

any practical political project if they wished to proceed.

... a public outcry in Europe forced the company to

abandon

its plan to sink an oil-storage buoy in the North Atlantic Ocean.

But there is evidence that species which wholly

abandon

sex are short-lived on an evolutionary time-scale.

... he was being requested to

abandon

his claim against the debtor and cede it to the third-party benefactor.

The session in its plenary decided to

abandon

the core-membership concept.

... neither does it mean that governments should

abandon

the attempt.

But this difficulty is not enough to make us

abandon

the theory.

Indeed, he put pressure on Sir Herbert Samuel to

abandon

its terms.

... and it is not likely that jurists were early (or even late) prepared to

abandon

this.

... for that is to

abandon

the case and adopt the view of neutrality.

... features of settlement to date has been the tendency for settlers to

abandon

their designated sites after just a few years.

What causes a group to

abandon

one tradition of normal research in favour of another?

 

Between 1931 and 1936 all nations

abandoned

the gold standard.

The dream of creating a science on a Newtonian basis must be

abandoned.

 

But he never

abandoned

his radical outlook,

Apple

abandoned

its plans to release a major upgrade of its operating system.

... it is often the case that

abandoned

crop-lands and pastures feature forest regrowth.

... these exceptions are so infrequent that they are not a reason for

abandoning

the mechanism.

... but this is no argument for

abandoning

our commitment to rudders.

One could be an educated and intelligent believer without

abandoning

the rule of faith and life.

If the cost of a practical system was the

abandonment

of the guiding principle of the law of trusts, so be it.

Success of secondary forest varies according to the degree of cattle-use before

abandonment.

 

But, of itself, such empirical evidence does not compel the

abandonment

of the classification.

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