abstract idea

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abstract idea (plural abstract ideas)

  1. Used other than as an idiom: see abstract,‎ idea.
  2. (metaphysics) An idea separated from a complex object, or from other ideas which naturally accompany it; as the solidity of marble when contemplated apart from its color or figure.
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