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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In theoretical or not concrete terms.

Usage examples (38)
  • Adjective : an abstract idea. ,abstract science. ,abstract speculations
  • Verb (used with object) : to abstract the notions of time, space, and matter
  • "I am what you might call abstractly anti-capitalist," he says.
  • But empire can be described empirically (which is not quite synonymous with "abstractly"). for more
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