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Abstract

A brief summary at the beginning of an article, paper, or presentation. Abstracts are commonly associated with academia; for example, an economics professor may attach an abstract to a publication. However, it may also be used with a business presentation.
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The problematic abstractness of this universal lies not in some metaphysical characteristic, such as its belonging to a supersensible realm.
It reflects defocusing of the divine conceptual subject and its substitution for the more abstract concept of destiny, thereby being the indicative of the increase in the level of abstractness.
On the basis of the first constituent and the abstractness of the second constituent (abstract right constituents lead to more s responses), TiMBL achieves an accuracy of 91.
and '[problems of prematurity and abstractness that may prevent
This is partly due to the abstractness of structure and partly due to the fact that associative organization is given by the score.
Note that the word 'bullying' and all its variations have been placed in quotes over the course of this article--the purpose is to highlight the abstractness of the term and to provoke thought about its validity.
This image--with its metaphorical abstractness (the personification of death)--softens the sharpness of the grotesque image.
invention's abstractness must "exhibit itself so manifestly as
Yet the abstractness of the compositions is undermined by vague intimations of representation--the suggestion of a head, or of a domestic interior.
Although proportionality is well-established as a legal principle, its abstractness produces inconsistent application across judges and cases.