transitive verb
ab·​strict | \ abzˈtrikt, abˈst-, əb- \

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First Known Use of abstrict

1877, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for abstrict

ab- entry 1 + Latin strictus, past participle of stringere to draw tight

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“Abstrict.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abstrict. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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