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abstract

adjective
 
 
/ˈæbstrækt/
NOT REAL B2 relating to ideas and not real things: an abstract concept Difficult to understandComplicated and difficult to doPuzzle and confuseIdeas, concepts and theories
ART B2 Abstract art involves shapes and colours and not images of real things or people.SculptureArtistic styles and genresDifficult to understandComplicated and difficult to doPuzzle and confuse
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