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  • 1 Absolute — Ab so*lute, a. [L. absolutus, p. p. of absolvere: cf. F. absolu. See {Absolve}.] 1. Loosed from any limitation or condition; uncontrolled; unrestricted; unconditional; as, absolute authority, monarchy, sovereignty, an absolute promise or command; …

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  • 2 Absolute curvature — Absolute Ab so*lute, a. [L. absolutus, p. p. of absolvere: cf. F. absolu. See {Absolve}.] 1. Loosed from any limitation or condition; uncontrolled; unrestricted; unconditional; as, absolute authority, monarchy, sovereignty, an absolute promise or …

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  • 3 Absolute equation — Absolute Ab so*lute, a. [L. absolutus, p. p. of absolvere: cf. F. absolu. See {Absolve}.] 1. Loosed from any limitation or condition; uncontrolled; unrestricted; unconditional; as, absolute authority, monarchy, sovereignty, an absolute promise or …

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  • 4 Absolute space — Absolute Ab so*lute, a. [L. absolutus, p. p. of absolvere: cf. F. absolu. See {Absolve}.] 1. Loosed from any limitation or condition; uncontrolled; unrestricted; unconditional; as, absolute authority, monarchy, sovereignty, an absolute promise or …

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  • 5 Absolute temperature — Absolute Ab so*lute, a. [L. absolutus, p. p. of absolvere: cf. F. absolu. See {Absolve}.] 1. Loosed from any limitation or condition; uncontrolled; unrestricted; unconditional; as, absolute authority, monarchy, sovereignty, an absolute promise or …

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  • 6 Absolute terms — Absolute Ab so*lute, a. [L. absolutus, p. p. of absolvere: cf. F. absolu. See {Absolve}.] 1. Loosed from any limitation or condition; uncontrolled; unrestricted; unconditional; as, absolute authority, monarchy, sovereignty, an absolute promise or …

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  • 7 Absolute zero — Absolute Ab so*lute, a. [L. absolutus, p. p. of absolvere: cf. F. absolu. See {Absolve}.] 1. Loosed from any limitation or condition; uncontrolled; unrestricted; unconditional; as, absolute authority, monarchy, sovereignty, an absolute promise or …

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  • 8 absolute — adj. & n. adj. 1 complete, utter, perfect (an absolute fool; absolute bliss). 2 unconditional, unlimited (absolute authority). 3 despotic; ruling arbitrarily or with unrestricted power (an absolute monarch). 4 (of a standard or other concept)… …

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  • 9 absolute — 1. adjective /ˈæbsəˌluːt,ˌæbsəˈluːt/ a) Loosed from any limitation or condition; uncontrolled; unrestricted; unconditional; as, absolute authority, monarchy, sovereignty, an absolute …

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  • 10 absolute — 1 *pure, simple, sheer Analogous words: *perfect, whole, entire: *real, true: *abstract, ideal: *consummate, finished Antonyms: mixed, qualified Contrasted words: incomplete (see affirmative adjective at …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11 AUTHORITY, RABBINICAL — AUTHORITY, RABBINICAL, the authority of the halakhic scholars in maintaining the creativeness and development of Jewish law, by means of its legal sources. Development of the Law An important tenet of Judaism and a guiding principle of the… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 12 absolute — [adj1] without limit complete, consummate, downright, entire, flat out*, free, full, infinite, no catch*, no fine print*, no holds barred*, no ifs ands or buts*, no joke*, no strings attached*, outright, plenary, pure, sheer, simple, straight out …

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  • 13 Absolute monarchy in France — was established during the 17th century.Though earlier French kings had tried to strengthen their power, which was scattered among the nobles, it was finally established during the reign of Louis XIII and consolidated during that of Louis XIV. It …

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  • 14 authority — n. control power 1) to assume; delegate; demonstrate, show; establish; exercise, wield; invoke authority 2) to defy; deny, reject; undermine authority 3) absolute, complete, full, supreme, unquestioned; parental authority 4) authority for; over… …

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  • 15 authority — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. expert, pundit, know it all (inf.), maven (inf.). See skill, knowledge, authority. II Right to govern Nouns 1. (supremacy) authority, power, right, jurisdiction, title, prerogative; …

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  • 16 absolute — adjective Etymology: Middle English absolut, from Anglo French, from Latin absolutus, from past participle of absolvere to set free, absolve Date: 14th century 1. a. free from imperfection ; perfect < it is a most absolute and …

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  • 17 absolute — [[t]æ̱bsəluːt[/t]] ♦♦♦ absolutes 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n Absolute means total and complete. It s not really suited to absolute beginners... A sick person needs absolute confidence and trust in a doctor. Syn: complete 2) ADJ: ADJ n (emphasis) You use… …

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  • 18 authority — noun 1 (often authorities) people with responsibility for making decisions ADJECTIVE ▪ central, district, federal, local, municipal, regional ▪ government, pu …

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  • 19 Authority — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Authority >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 authority authority Sgm: N 1 influence influence patronage power preponderance credit prestige prerogative jurisdiction Sgm: N 1 right right …

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  • 20 absolute — adjective 1 (only before noun) especially spoken used to emphasize your opinion about something or someone, especially when you think they are very bad, stupid, unsuccessful etc: absolute disgrace/disaster/chaos etc: The house looked an absolute… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English