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  • noun Plural form of abstainer.

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Examples

  • The survey revealed that the number of abstainers, that is people who haven't consumed any alcohol in the past 12 months, stood at 22 percent in Slovakia, close to the EU average of 24 percent.

    The Slovak Spectator

  • The survey revealed that the number of abstainers, that is people who haven't consumed any alcohol in the past 12 months, stood at 22 percent in Slovakia, close to the EU average of 24 percent.

    The Slovak Spectator

  • Overall, a work that all but the strictest of dub abstainers owes at least a try.

    Anime News Network

  • The men and women were asked how much alcohol they drank each week, then were classified as abstainers, former drinkers, or low (one to seven drinks per week), moderate (eight to 14 drinks per week) or high consumers of alcohol (more than 14 drinks a week).

    Signs of the Times

  • The men and women were asked how much alcohol they drank each week, then were classified as abstainers, former drinkers, or low (one to seven drinks per week), moderate (eight to 14 drinks per week) or high consumers of alcohol (more than 14 drinks a week).

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • The men and women were asked how much alcohol they drank each week, then were classified as abstainers, former drinkers, or low (one to seven drinks per week), moderate (eight to 14 drinks per week) or high consumers of alcohol (more than 14 drinks a week).

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  • The common error was to lump into the group of "abstainers" people who were once drinkers but had quit.

    Should I Take to Drink?, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Literally, "abstainers" or "persons who practised continency", because they refrained from the use of wine, animal food, and marriage.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy

  • Both are trying to live as "abstainers", staying off human blood and accepting the loss of powers as a price for a cleaner conscience, though they've not told their kids why they are so photosensitive, allergic to garlic and generally misfit.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • But individuals who call themselves 'abstainers' were at the highest risk of depression, says a new research.

    India eNews

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