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[adj]'æbstrækt [n]'æb,strækt [v]æb'strækt
English Definition
(形) As an adjective
  1. Existing only in the mind; separated from embodiment.
  2. Dealing with a subject in the abstract without practical purpose or intention.
  3. Not representing or imitating external reality or the objects of nature.
(名) As a noun
  1. A concept or idea not associated with any specific instance.
  2. A sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory.
(动) As a verb
  1. Consider a concept without thinking of a specific example; consider abstractly or theoretically.
  2. Consider apart from a particular case or instance.
  3. Give an abstract (of).
  4. Make off with belongings of others.
Part of Speech(形) adjective, (名) noun, (动) verb, (及物的动) transitive verb
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摘要zhāiyàosummary; abstract
抽象chōuxiàngabstract; abstraction
深奥shēn'àoprofound; abstruse; recondite; profoundly
提炼tíliànto extract (ore, minerals etc); to refine; to purify; to process
抽象化chōuxiàng huàabstraction
大要dàyàoabstract; gist; main points
偷取tōuqǔto steal; to abstract; to appropriate
提要tíyàosummary; abstract
to feel with the hand; to touch; to stroke; to grope; to steal; to abstract
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