Definition of abandonment in English:

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abandonment

Pronunciation: /əˈbandənmənt/

noun

The action or fact of abandoning or being abandoned: she had a feeling of utter abandonment and loneliness
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  • The meeting may be the only National Hunt racing in Britain this weekend, with abandonments likely elsewhere due to the weather.
  • More conservative critics found the root of his decline in his abandonment of religious faith.
  • He was rejected and outcast, and like Job, accepted his suffering and abandonment.

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Syllabification: a·ban·don·ment

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