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abstract

Translation of abstract in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

/ˈæbstrækt/
  • 1.1 (theoretical) [idea/argument/theorizing] abstracto in the abstract en teoría
    Example sentences
    • Courts are not supposed to decide questions which are merely moot, theoretical, abstract or hypothetical.
    • So a culture based on abstract reasoning, or on various metaphysical precepts, may itself be simply a product of evolutionary change.
    • Not some theoretical, abstract cost, but a real cost.
    1.2 [Art/Arte] [sculpture/painting] abstracto
    Example sentences
    • Both legs and abstract shapes contribute to an almost painterly overall compositional effect.
    • It's a beautiful work of abstract colour and texture, of contrasting dark and light.
    • Rothko stresses that the contrast between abstract and representational painting is overdrawn, that all art has subject matter.

noun/nombre

/ˈæbstrækt/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

/æbˈstrækt; əbˈstrækt/ [formal]

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