Translation of "abstract" - English-French dictionary

abstract

adjectiveabstract /æbˈstrækt, ˈæbstrækt/
≠concrete; based on ideas not facts
abstrait/-aite

abstract concepts
des concepts abstraits
relating to art where shapes and colors express emotions
abstrait/-aite

an abstract painting
une peinture abstraite

abstract

noun countableabstract /ˈæbstrækt/
=synopsis; a summary of an essay, report, etc.
résumé masculine

to write an abstract
écrire un résumé

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

abstract

adjective /ˈӕbstrӕkt/

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

abstrait
Truth, poverty and bravery are abstract nouns.

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

abstrait
an abstract painting.

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