1 = 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.

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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