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Main Entry: 3abĚstract
Pronunciation: ab-primarystressstrakt, primarystressab-secondarystressstrakt, in sense 3 usually primarystressab-secondarystressstrakt
Function: verb
1 : to take out : REMOVE <abstract a diamond from a pile of sand>
2 : to consider apart from a particular instance <abstract the idea of roundness from a ball>
3 : to make an abstract of : SUMMARIZE
4 : to draw away the attention of
- abĚstracĚtor or abĚstractĚer /-primarystressstrak-tschwar, -secondarystressstrak-/ noun

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