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  • absolute — [ab′sə lo͞ot΄, ab΄sə lo͞ot′] adj. [ME absolut < L absolutus, pp. of absolvere, to loosen from: see ABSOLVE] 1. perfect; complete; whole [absolute silence] 2. not mixed; pure [absolute alcohol] 3. not limited by a constitution, parliament,… …   English World dictionary

  • absolute — ► ADJECTIVE 1) not qualified or diminished in any way; total. 2) having unlimited power: an absolute ruler. 3) not relative or comparative: absolute moral principles. 4) Grammar (of a construction) syntactically independent of the rest of the… …   English terms dictionary

  • 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

  • ruler — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ great ▪ effective, good, powerful, strong ▪ weak ▪ enlightened ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • 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… …   English dictionary

  • absolute — adjective 1) absolute silence | an absolute disgrace Syn: complete, total, utter, out and out, outright, perfect, pure, thorough, unqualified, unreserved, downright, unmitigated, sheer 2) absolute power …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • absolute — [ absəlu:t] adjective 1》 not qualified or diminished; total.     ↘not subject to any limitation of power: an absolute ruler. 2》 not relative or comparative: absolute moral standards. 3》 Grammar (of a construction) syntactically independent of the …   English new terms dictionary

  • ruler — n. person who rules 1) to put a ruler into power 2) to overthrow, unseat a ruler 3) an absolute, despotic, dictatorial; strong; weak ruler * * * [ ruːlə] despotic dictatorial strong unseat a ruler weak ruler [ person who rules ] to put a ruler… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • 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 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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

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