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nm. abandonment, dereliction, desertion; surrender, relinquishing; neglect, negligence; indulgence, lack of restraint; retirement, withdrawal from one's job or occupation; truancy, state or act of being absent from school (or work, etc.)
v. leave, abandon; desert, forsake; flee; relinquish, resign; drop, quit; withdraw, retire

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abandono (m)
n. desertion, abandon, abandonment, neglect; dereliction, quitclaim
v. abandon, reject, forsake, secede, leave; give up, waive, quit, vacate, back down; renounce, neglect, lay aside; jettison, cast off; relinquish

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(v.) = abandon ; abort ; drop ; eschew ; give up ; quit ; quit + Lugar ; relinquish ; stop ; leave + wandering in ; forsake ; sweep aside ; desert ; opt out (of/from) ; scrap ; pull back ; ditch ; surrender ; bail out ; bargain away ; dump ; maroon ; flake out ; leave by + the wayside ; get away (from) ; desist ; go + cold turkey ; walk out on ; walk out ; jump + ship ; junk ; drop by + the wayside.
Ex: The Library of Congress has now reconsidered the position, and abandoned what was known as its compatible headings policy.
Ex: It is important to know what police or fire responses are triggered by alarms and how that reaction can be aborted and the alarm silenced.
Ex: Unfruitful lines of enquiry are dropped and new and more promising search terms are introduced as the search progresses.
Ex: However, most contributors to the debate about the future of SLIS have eschewed practicalities in favour of sweeping and dramatic generalizations.
Ex: If support for quality cataloging is not going to be given, I think we should give it up entirely.
Ex: If you decide not to send or save the message, replace the question mark in front of 'Quit' with another character.
Ex: She rose, took his hand, wished him well, and quitted the room.
Ex: The Library will consider relinquishing them only when there is strong assurance that their transfer would not adversely affect the library community.
Ex: Program function key 1 (FP1) tells DOBIS/LIBIS to stop whatever it is doing and go back to the function selection screen.
Ex: It is our professional duty to help the reader, leading him from author to author, book to book, with enough sure-footed confidence that he is guided up the literary mountain and not left wandering in the viewless foothills because of one's own incompetence.
Ex: Indeed, she was delighted to forsake the urban reality of steel and glass, traffic and crime, aspirin and litter, for the sort of over-the-fence friendliness of the smaller city.
Ex: The development of optical fibres for information transmission has exciting potential here, but there is a very large investment in the present systems which cannot be swept aside overnight.
Ex: Recently, however, libraries have deserted the individual and have pandered too much to the needs of the general public.
Ex: The author takes a critical look at the UK government's education policy with regard to schools' 'opting out' of local government control.
Ex: There have even been rumours of plans to scrap most of the industrial side of its work and disperse key elements, such as the work on regional and industrial aid, to the provinces.
Ex: To pull back now would make both her and him look bad.
Ex: It is time that higher education institutions accepted the wisdom of collaboration and ditched, once and for all, the rhetoric of competition = Ya es hora de que las instituciones de enseñanza superior acepten la colaboración y rechacen, de una vez por todas, la competitividad.
Ex: Instead the two ecclesiastical disputes which arose from Diocletian's decree to surrender scriptures must be seen as more disastrous to Christian unity than the destruction of libraries.
Ex: In the article 'Bailing out' 9 of the 10 librarians interviewed admitted that they were trying to get out of librarianship partly due to unrealistic expectations learned in library school.
Ex: Reduced support is a fact of life, and librarians cannot bargain away their budget pressures.
Ex: The books may simply be laid before the librarian as they are found, 'dumped in his lap', as one writer puts it.
Ex: A seemingly simple tale of schoolboys marooned on an island, the novel 'Lord of the Flies' is an enigmatic and provocative piece of literature.
Ex: The actress flaked out again and the director is trying to line up a replacement.
Ex: She seeks to recontextualize those events that history has estranged, destroyed or capriciously left by the wayside.
Ex: Guards in the lead car of the convoy threw their doors open and ran for cover, screaming, 'Get away, get away'.
Ex: One of them sputtered and gesticulated with sufficient violence to induce us to desist.
Ex: Judging by the critical responses to the article so far, it looks like the world isn't quite ready to go cold turkey on its religion addiction.
Ex: There are many thankless jobs in this world, but does that mean you can just walk out on them for your own selfish reasons?.
Ex: At least five members of the audience walked out during the bishop's address.
Ex: A new study suggests that up to 40% of currently employed individuals are ready to jump ship once the economy rebounds.
Ex: I had a motherboard with a lot of bad capacitors so I decided to junk it instead of repairing.
Ex: He was one of the few workers who saw the project out to the very end when some had dropped by the wayside.
* abandonar el barco = abandon + ship.
* abandonar el trabajo en señal de protesta = walk out.
* abandonar las armas = put down + weapons.
* abandonar los estudios = drop out (from school) ; drop out of + school.
* abandonar los servicios de Alguien = drop out.
* abandonarse = go to + seed.
* abandonarse a = abandon + Reflexivo + to.
* abandonar toda esperanza = give up + (all) hope.
* abandonar (toda/la) esperanza = abandon + (all) hope.
* abandonar una idea = scrap + a plan.
* abandonar un hábito = stop + a habit.
* abandonar un proyecto = scrap + a plan.
* estudiante de bachiller que abandona los estudios = high-school dropout.
* estudiante universitario que abandona los estudios = college dropout.
* no abandonar = stick with ; stand by.
* persona que abandona Algo = quitter.

(n.) = abandonment ; betrayal ; desertion ; surrender ; shift away from ; drop-off ; move away from ; defection ; pullout ; disuse.
Ex: Practical considerations led to the abandonment of this idea.
Ex: The author explores the major themes of the novel: self-identity; love; and betrayal.
Ex: The author also covers the electronic book and the desertion of libraries by researchers in favour of other information sources = El autor también habla del libro electrónico y del abandono de las bibliotecas por parte de los investigadores en favor de otras fuentes de información.
Ex: This would require central funding, an appropriate communications infrastructure and the surrender by universities of their autonomy over their local libraries.
Ex: This article discusses the effects of changes in the economy on the distribution of work in libraries which indicate a shift away from its female origins.
Ex: There is a subsidy mechanism that lowers rates in order to avoid drop-offs from the network.
Ex: This is a radical move away from the accepted principle of using the actual item as the primary source of cataloguing data.
Ex: The longer the project is likely to last, the more important it is to be sure that it is designed to cope with factors such as defection of one of the partners.
Ex: NATO is 'disappointed' at Russian pullout from arms treaty.
Ex: After a period of disuse at the beginning of the nineteenth century, Caslon roman was revived, and has been available ever since from Caslon's successors.
* abandono de = flight from.
* índice de abandono escolar = dropout rate.
* tasa de abandono escolar = dropout rate.

(n.) = neglect ; dereliction ; negligence ; neglection ; abandon ; dilapidation ; lassitude.
Ex: Left hand truncation, which involves the neglect of prefixes or the elimination of characters from the beginning of a word, is also possible in many systems.
Ex: The energy crisis & the environmental crisis are rooted not in a stony ground of technological intractability, but in irresponsibility & dereliction.
Ex: Damage of library materials is often caused by carelessness and negligence.
Ex: After decades of neglection, nowadays there is an effort to bring these houses back to their original glory.
Ex: The article 'Enlightenment and lubricity' examines paintings depicting women reading and responding with sensual abandon to the word.
Ex: If Central Park is to be rescued from the general dilapidation it is much money and energy intelligently directed must be expended.
Ex: His lassitude does not appear to emanate from laziness, but rather from the stirrings of nihilistic restlessness.
* abandono de menores = child neglect.
* en el abandono = in the wilderness.
* en estado de abandono = decaying ; dilapidated.
* estado de abandono = state of neglect.

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