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English definition of “abstract”

abstract

adjective    /æbˈstrækt, ˈæb·strækt/
existing as an idea , feeling , or quality , not as a material object : " Humanity " is an abstract idea . English If a statement , argument , or discussion is abstract, it is general and not based on particular examples . art A painting , drawing , or sculpture is described as abstract if it tries to represent the qualities of objects or people but does not show their outer appearance : abstract art
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