Translation of "abstract" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


adjective (GENERAL) 籠統的 uk us /ˈæb.strækt/

existing as an idea, feeling or quality, not as a material object

Truth and beauty are abstract concepts. 真和美都是抽象的概念。

describes an argument or discussion that is general and not based on particular examples

This debate is becoming too abstract - let's have some hard facts! 這場辯論變得太空洞了——拿出一些具體的事實根據來吧!
the abstract

general ideas

I have difficulty dealing with the abstract - let's discuss particular cases. 我難以理解抽象概念,我們討論一些具體的事例吧。
So far we've only discussed the question in the abstract (= without referring to any real examples). 目前我們只是籠統地討論過這個問題。

(Translation of “abstract adjective (GENERAL)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)