abstraction Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “abstraction” in the English Dictionary

"abstraction" in British English

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abstractionnoun [U or C]

uk   us   /æbˈstræk.ʃən/ formal
the ​situation in which a ​subject is very ​general and not ​based on ​realsituations: She's always ​talking in abstractions.
(Definition of abstraction from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"abstraction" in American English

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abstractionnoun [C]

an ​idea that ​develops by ​looking at or ​thinking about a ​number of different things
(Definition of abstraction from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “abstraction”
in Arabic تَجريد…
in Korean 추상적 개념…
in Portuguese abstração…
in Catalan abstracció…
in Japanese 抽象, 概念…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抽象…
in Chinese (Traditional) 抽象…
in Italian astrazione, concetto astratto…
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