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Noun: fasting  fãs-ting
  1. Abstaining from food
    - fast
Verb: fast  fãst
  1. Abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons
    "Catholics sometimes fast during Lent"
     
  2. Abstain from eating
    "Before the medical exam, you must fast"

Derived forms: fastings

Type of: abstain, abstinence, desist, refrain

Encyclopedia: Fasting, Feasting

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