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abstraction

noun

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something imagined or pictured in the mind
  • to a people who have lived under one dictatorship after another, democracy and freedom are mere abstractions

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The first known use of abstraction was in the 15th century

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“Abstraction.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/abstraction. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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