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English definition of “absolute”

absolute

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈæb·səˌlut, ˌæb·səˈlut/ us  

absolute adjective [not gradable] (WITHOUT LIMIT)

without limit, very great, or to the largest degree possible: She demanded absolute silence. The day was an absolute (= complete) disaster.

absolute adjective [not gradable] (CERTAIN)

certain; not to be doubted: Health insurance is an absolute necessity.
(Definition of absolute from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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