absolute

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈæbsəluːt/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈæbsəˌlut/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(absə lo̅o̅t′, ab′sə lo̅o̅t)



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absolute

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
additional examples
  1. [empirical, universal, commonly held] absolutes
  2. Is that an absolute?
  3. there are no absolutes in
  4. [moral, ethical] absolutes
  5. We are not talking about absolutes here.
  6. Don't [talk, think] in absolutes.
  7. Try to avoid absolutes [when, where] possible.
  8. [presented, thought of, believed in] as absolutes
  9. presented as the absolute
  10. religion: the Absolute and [reality, creation]
  11. the absolute best [price, place, idea]
  12. is the absolute [maximum, minimum] (amount) that
  13. the absolute [highest, lowest] (that) you'll go
  14. has the absolute [best, worst] time (at)
  15. this is the absolute worst!
  16. that is the absolute truth!
  17. that is an absolute lie!
  18. is an absolute disgrace
  19. am an absolute beginner (at)
  20. [has, commands] absolute power (over)
  21. has absolute [control, command, freedom]
  22. an absolute [leader, monarch]
  23. [has, commands, secures, achieves] an absolute majority
  24. [need, demand] your absolute [attention, dedication]
  25. demands absolute loyalty (from)
  26. is an absolute necessity (when)
  27. have absolute confidence in [you, the plan]
  28. is an absolute [fool, idiot, dimwit]
  29. absolute [victory, defeat]
  30. visiting the [museum, cathedral, old quarter] is an absolute must
  31. in absolute [silence, stillness, darkness]
n
  1. [empirical, universal, commonly held] absolutes
  2. Is that an absolute?
  3. there are no absolutes in
  4. [moral, ethical] absolutes
  5. We are not talking about absolutes here.
  6. Don't [talk, think] in absolutes.
  7. Try to avoid absolutes [when, where] possible.
  8. [presented, thought of, believed in] as absolutes
  9. presented as the absolute
  10. religion: the Absolute and [reality, creation]
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