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refrain

1 noun MUS, LIT in song, poemloinneog fem2  c m ucurfá masc4  c m u 2 noun usually pejorative repeated complaint etcport masc1that's your constant refrain sin é an seanphort céanna a bhíonn agat i gcónaí, tá sé sin ina sheanbhailéad agat 3 verb INTRANSITIVEstaon verbto refrain from alcohol staonadh ón alcól, fanacht glan ar an alcól, an t-alcól a sheachaintthey'll refrain from publishing the names ní fhoilseoidh siad na hainmneacha