Translation of "abstract" - English-Spanish dictionary

abstract

adjective uk /ˈæb·strækt/

relating to ideas and not real things

abstracto
Truth and beauty are abstract concepts.

Abstract art involves shapes and colours and not images of real things or people.

abstracto
abstract paintings

(Translation of “abstract” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

abstract

adjective /ˈӕbstrӕkt/

(of a noun) referring to something which exists as an idea and which is not physically real

abstracto
Truth, poverty and bravery are abstract nouns.

(of painting, sculpture etc) concerned with colour/color, shape, texture etc rather than showing things as they really appear

abstracto
an abstract painting.
abstraction /æbˈstrækʃən/ noun

the quality of being abstract

Abstractismo
the tension between the realism and the abstraction of the painting.

(Translation of “abstract” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)