abstraction
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abstraction(
ahb
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strahk
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shuhn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (something not concrete)
a. la abstracción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The artist's work began to tend much more toward abstraction in his later years.La obra del artista empezó a inclinarse mucho más a la abstracción en sus últimos años.
2. (act of abstracting)
a. la distracción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It was probably in one of her moments of abstraction, that someone took her wallet out of her purse.Probablemente fue en uno de sus momentos de distracción, que alguien sacó su cartera de su bolsa.
3. (act of extracting)
a. la abstracción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The abstraction of this spring water has far exceeded regulations.La abstracción de esta agua de manantial ha excedido las regulaciones por mucho.
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abstraction
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la abstracción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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abstraction [æbˈstrækʃən]
noun
1 (act) abstracción (f)
2 (absent-mindedness) distraimiento (m); ensimismamiento (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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