absolute

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absolute is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
about - absolute - accept

Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA (key): /ˈæb.səˌluːt/
  • (US) IPA (key): /ˈæb.səˌlut/ or /ˌæb.səˈlut/
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  • Hyphenation: ab‧so‧lute

Noun[change]

Singular
absolute

Plural
absolutes

  1. (countable) An absolute is something that will always exist.
    Death is considered to be an absolute.

Adjective[change]

Positive
absolute

Comparative
more absolute

Superlative
most absolute

  1. If something is absolute, it is complete or total.
    The light went out and he was in absolute darkness.
    The sergeant has absolute power. His soldiers must obey him.

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