Definition of Abstract in English :
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Abstract meaning in English
Meaning of Abstract in English
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Abstract pronunciation in English
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1. abstract, abstraction
a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance
Example Sentences:'he loved her only in the abstract--not in person'
a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
consider a concept without thinking of a specific example; consider abstractly or theoretically
make off with belongings of others
consider apart from a particular case or instance
Example Sentences:'Let's abstract away from this particular example'
give an abstract (of)
existing only in the mind; separated from embodiment
Example Sentences:'abstract words like truth' and justice''
not representing or imitating external reality or the objects of nature
Example Sentences:'a large abstract painting'
dealing with a subject in the abstract without practical purpose or intention
Example Sentences:'abstract reasoning''abstract science'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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