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British English: /rɪˈfreɪn/
American English: /rəˈfreɪn/

Translation of refrain in French:


intransitive verb

  • se retenir
    to refrain from doing
    s'abstenir de faire
    to refrain from comment he could not refrain from saying
    il ne put s'empêcher de dire
    please refrain from smoking [formal]
    ayez l'obligeance de ne pas fumer [formal]
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