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English definition of “abstract”

abstract

adjective (ART)    /ˈæb.strækt/
B2 describes a type of painting , drawing , or sculpture that uses shapes , lines , and colour in a way that does not try to represent the appearance of people or things: abstract art an abstract painter Art history and artistic movements
(Definition of abstract adjective (ART) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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