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  1. Refraining

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of refraining in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of refraining in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of refraining in a Sentence

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Three wise monkeys who teach to 'speak no evil, hear no evil, see no evil' signify refraining totally from evil, yet they also represent 'good people' who do nothing about evil, feign ignorance, and turn a blind eye to misappropriate behaviors. It's possible that evil won't prevail in the society, if good people stop to stand by, and take positive steps to stand up and be counted.

  2. Paul Spencer:

    But this is a rapidly-evolving situation and it remains an active investigation. Therefore, we are refraining at this time from discussing the evidence collected thus far or about the specifics of this case. We expect there are still several weeks of additional investigative work to do.

  3. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    The refraining of freedom of speech from the governmental system can cause its citizens to turn into narcissists in their free time.

  4. Paul Spencer:

    Based on our investigation thus far we had probable cause to make the arrest this evening, but this is a rapidly-evolving situation and it remains an active investigation. Therefore, we are refraining at this time from discussing the evidence collected thus far or about the specifics of this case. We expect there are still several weeks of additional investigative work to do.

  5. Norihiro Fujito:

    Most investors are very cautious against further downside risk, investors are bracing for the planned talks between Japan and the U.S. next month, so they are refraining from taking positions.

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