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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being not abstract or imaginary

Usage examples (37)
  • "And we didn't see that kind of concreteness from President Obama."
  • Notice how the second sentence has to bring some kind of concreteness to the initially vague and intuitively silly opening statement.
  • The media attach an unwarranted "concreteness" to sample estimates out of proportion to their real status, probably out of sheer ignorance.
  • It has a kind of concreteness to is that a Latin language doesn't have. for more
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